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Power company scam targeting elderly, police warn

November 20, 2015 | By More
Power company scam targeting elderly, police warn

Canterbury Police have received 11 separate reports in relation to an alleged Meridian scam that has so far targeted elderly residents in Prebbleton, Mt Pleasant, Murray Hill, Rangiora, Riccarton and Somerfield.

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Keeping safe during Cup and Show week

November 5, 2015 | By More
Keeping safe during Cup and Show week

Canterbury Police urge anyone driving to events during Cup and Show Week to remove valuables from their vehicles before they set off.

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Police warning about ‘white van scam’

November 2, 2015 | By More
Police warning about ‘white van scam’

Canterbury Police have received reports from the people who have been approached by two young men in a van trying to sell them cheap home theatre systems. 

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Canterbury Police warn public to be wary of scams

September 23, 2015 | By More
Canterbury Police warn public to be wary of scams

Canterbury Police are urging the public to be vigilant for on-line and email scams in the wake of several recent complaints relating to fraudulent behaviour.

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Tourists injured in city attack

August 1, 2015 | By More
Tourists injured in city attack

Two tourists have been admitted to Christchurch Hospital after an attack by a group of up to eight people in the driveway of their backpackers’ accommodation in the central city.

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Rise in Riccarton raids on vehicles

July 24, 2015 | By More
Rise in Riccarton raids on vehicles

Over the last few weeks there has been an increase in the number of vehicle thefts and thefts from vehicles in the Riccarton area of Christchurch. The vehicles being targeted by opportunistic thieves appear to be parked either on the roadside or up driveways.

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Elderly man injured in New Brighton assault

July 15, 2015 | By More
Elderly man injured in New Brighton assault

A cordon was set up around part of the New Brighton Mall area where a 72-year-old man was assaulted overnight.

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Investigation into baby’s death

July 4, 2015 | By More
Investigation into baby’s death

Canterbury Police are investigating the death of a 15 month old baby.

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Homicide investigation launched

May 29, 2015 | By More
Homicide investigation launched

Police have launched a homicide investigation after a five-year-old boy who had been admitted to Christchurch Hospital with critical injuries died this morning.

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Three charged after prison death investigation

April 2, 2015 | By More
Three charged after prison death investigation

Police have charged three men with murder following a homicide investigation into the death of 44-year-old Benton Marni Parata after an alleged attack in Christchurch Prison last week.

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