11 Dec 2010

Two for court after German tourist assaulted

7:46 pm on 11 December 2010

Two people will appear in the Queenstown District Court on Monday following what police say was a serious assault on a tourist in the town.

The 24-year-old German man was knocked unconscious and had his wallet stolen during the incident at 3am on Saturday.

He was taken to Lakes District Hospital with facial injuries and a suspected neck injury.

Police say two men, aged 24 and 21, were arrested on Saturday afternoon following assistance from the public and the examination of closed-circuit television footage.