Another charge has been laid against a 29-year-old man in relation to an indecent assault in Hawke's Bay.

Yesterday afternoon Hawke's Bay police laid an additional charge against a man who currently faces one charge of indecently assaulting a woman on Burns Rd, Napier, on November 5.

He was arrested on November 10 after police released CCTV footage of a person of interest.

The new charge relates to an alleged sexual violation of another woman in Havelock North -also on November 5.


The man, who has name suppression, will be appearing in the Rotorua District Court tomorrow.

Hawke's Bay Police Area Commander Inspector Dave Greig said that a very focused team were continuing to investigate previously reported indecent assaults in Napier, Taradale and Havelock North, and were making good progress thanks to information provided by the community.

The investigation remains ongoing.