Radiance Of The Seas Passenger Assaulted Port Picton

Radiance Of The Seas Passenger Assaulted Port Picton
Radiance Of The Seas Passenger Assaulted Port Picton

Wairau Hospital Picton New ZealandRadiance Of The Seas Passenger Assaulted Port Picton – On Tuesday April 2, 2019, a Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines passenger aboard Radiance Of The Seas while in port at Picton, New Zealand (see video below) was assaulted while dining in cafe Cockles Kitchen and Bar.

The 71-year-old male passenger was injured during an altercation in which he  “was allegedly shoved to the ground”.

The unidentified passenger who was cruising with a group of eight friends was taken by ambulance to Wairau Hospital  Nelson Marlborough Health in Blenheim. He is being treated for a suspected broken hip and will have surgery at the hospital.  Meanwhile, his friends have resumed their cruise schedule.

Wairau Hospital is a small local hospital, providing approximately 65 beds for Marlbrough patients. Wairau Hospital also refers Marlborough patients to Nelson Hospital for specialised services.

About Cockles Kitchen and Bar

Cockles Kitchen and Bar is located at 7 Auckland Street Picton, New Zealand. according to their Facebook page the resaurant is  “Picton’s newest seafood restaurant offering fresh cockles, oysters, scallops, bluecod, chowder as well as landlovers Ribeye and chicken dishes plus more.

On their website a promotion states, “Are you looking for a warm and welcoming restaurant in Picton for a family meal, a place to meet friends for a drink or a quick bite before hoping on the ferry?”

“Fresh cockles, oysters, scallops, blue cod and you’ll want to try our delicious seafood chowder.  For those of you who are landlovers we have the popular Angus Ribeye steak and also a very tasty Cajun chicken salad on our menu.

You will find the atmosphere warm and friendly with a unique family feel and where all guests are welcome. Come, enjoy our delightful service and excellent food, all are sensibly price and generous servings.”

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