Police are investigating a report of disorder at the Tauranga Hospital on Saturday – an incident National MP Simon Bridges claimed involved patched gang members.
Bridges claimed on Twitter that patched gang members had taken over the entrance of the hospital and someone was being badly beaten up in the car park in a “gang fight”.
He said he was at the hospital visiting his elderly father.
However a police spokeswoman said there was no evidence to suggest any gang activity.
Firstly let’s hope Simon’s dad is ok, secondly it doesn’t help your cause over the crime debate if you think everyone brawling in public is a gang member, if that were the case, every late night bar and supermarket toilet paper aisle under lockdown would be a Gang Headquarters.
Rather than this Mosque attack movie that the Greens are trying to cancel, we should spend the money on a comedy where Simon Bridges just sees dead gang members every time he goes to Parliament.
There are serious threats to NZ with South American cartels shipping us meth, seeing gang members every time there is a brawl doesn’t diminish that threat, it misdiagnosis it.
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