Public indecency mix-up led to ‘terrifying’ confrontation at Central Otago campsite
The Manuherikia River. Photo: Supplied.
A Dunedin man caused holiday-goers to fear for their lives by going “completely over the top” after confusing an instance of public urination with indecent exposure.
Over the holiday period Shayne Albert McCormick, 36, and his family were camping near the Manuherikia River near the Omakau Bridge in Central Otago.
His son, 15, and nephew, 10, were heading across the bridge to the dairy when they witnessed a man urinating in the river below them, the Dunedin District Court heard last week.
McCormick received a phone call from his distressed son alerting him he had