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Real estate agent admits assaulting Far North’s top police officer – New Zealand Herald

Mistaken identity is never good – but can it get worse than this mix-up in a Paihia bar?

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Far North Area Commander Inspector Riki Whiu. Photo / NZ PoliceA Kerikeri real estate agent has been charged with assaulting the Far North’s top cop in a horrendous case of mistaken identity.
The assault occurred in a Paihia bar while the officer was off duty.
Kevin Lloyd, 27, appeared in the Kaikohe District Court on April 20 charged with assault with intent to injure.
According to court documents the man he assaulted was Roderick Whiu – better known as Far North Area Commander Inspector Riki Whiu.

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