Man attacked in Dunedin Botanic Garden, offender takes off on bike

Dunedin's Botanic Garden.
Dunedin's Botanic Garden. Photo credit: RNZ

A man has been seriously injured after an unprovoked attack in the Dunedin Botanic Garden.

The man was attacked on Monday afternoon by a stranger, a police spokesperson said.

He suffered a significant cut to his forehead and was taken to Dunedin Hospital.

Police were searching for the offender, who took off on a mountain bike after the attack.