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Woman attacked in Riccarton

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 19/06/2016

A woman has beaten off a male attacker with her cellphone in Christchurch.

The man grabbed the woman on Wharenui Road, near Puna Street, in Riccarton shortly after 3am on Sunday and dragged her into a bush nearby, police say.

The woman hit the man in the face with her cellphone and ran from the scene.

Police are asking witnesses and anyone with any information to come forward.

They say the man may have injuries to his head and face.

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