Police plea for witnesses to violent Queenstown bar attack


Queenstown police are appealing for witnesses to a serious bar assault to front up.

A 37-year-old male victim who suffered significant facial injuries and had surgery will require ongoing treatment, detective Lisa Watt says today.

“Police are appealing for witnesses who may be able to assist in this investigation,” she says.

The incident happened about 2.45am on the dancefloor of upstairs Sky Bar on Camp Street last Sunday.

The victim was assaulted by at least one other man.

Anyone with information should call local police on (03) 441 1600 or the Crimestoppers hotline 0800 555 111.