A woman managed to fight off a man who dragged her into the bushes of a Wellington park and assaulted her this evening.

The woman was grabbed by the man and dragged into the walkway between Ohiro Rd and Brooklyn Rd in Central Park in Brooklyn about 7pm.

She was able to fight off the man, who police say might have also been disturbed by a noise.
The man fled the scene.

Police would like to talk to anyone who was in the area this evening or has relevant information.


• Call Wellington Police on 04 381 2000 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.