News · 24 May 2019

City Centre Cordon Lifted, One Man Taken Into Custody

News Desk

News Desk


Police Update: Friday 6:30am. Cordons have been lifted on Dee Street, Invercargill, after an ongoing incident last night. The incident was resolved around 12:30am today. One male was taken into custody.

Early evening Thursday (23rd May) Police responded to an incident at flats in the old Briscoes building on the corner of Dee & Spey Streets. Where a male was behaving in an upset manner. Police were alerted.

At the beginning the cordon areas were only Leven to Dee and Tay to Yarrow by 9:30pm that had been expanded to Leet and Kelvin a block deeper.

Police have cordoned off parts of Invercargill this evening after a family harm incident involving a male and a female. The entire block of  Leven to Kelvin and Tay to Leet Streets are cordoned off to traffic and the public as a safety precaution.

Officers were called to the property on Dee Street, about 7:15pm.

AOS assisted as a precaution, and cordons remain in place around an eight-block area of the inner city.

The female reportedly involved in the family harm incident walked out of the property around 9:30pm and is safe and uninjured, Detective Senior Sergeant Stu Harvey said.

No shots were fired at any time.

Members of the public are advised to respect any Police cordons and follow directions of Police staff at this time.

Entire city centre cordoned off. Graphic Google /

A member of the public told What’s On Invers, that it was a domestic incident an allegedly a woman had been assaulted.

What’s On Invers reached out to Police, they are yet to provide more information.



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