Elderly woman knocked over at Oamaru Countdown helped by Good Samaritan

Police are seeking information following an incident in the Oamaru Countdown Car park.
Police are seeking information following an incident in the Oamaru Countdown Car park. Photo credit: Getty

Police are investigating after a woman in her 70s was knocked over by an unknown man in the carpark of Countdown Oamaru, leaving her with facial injuries.

Police say the incident occurred at the Eden St supermarket at around 2:45pm on Friday.

Luckily a member of the public was able to administer first-aid to the injured woman. The person then assisted in getting the woman home.

Police would like to speak with the Good Samaritan, who was driving a red ute.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Sergeant Blair Wilkinson on vwg210@police.govt.nz.

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