Warning to those harbouring fugitives

Thomas Coffin is wanted on a number of charges.

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Police are warning people harbouring known criminals, that they will face serious charges.

The warning comes as police hunt a Waikato man who is wanted before the court for numerous serious charges.

"We believe he is being assisted by associates," police say as Thomas Coffin continues to avoid capture.

"Those found to be harbouring him and assisting him to avoid capture will also face serious charges. 

"We need your help to find him, so please share this post and keep an eye out for him. If you see him, please phone 111 immediately," says Waikato Police on their Facebook Page.,

Coffin is described as being 175cm tall and of medium build.

Police say he has links to Whakatane, Te Kuiti, Turangi and Hamilton.

Alternatively you can phone Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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Looks like he's a winner

Posted on 05-10-2017 22:32 | By Tgaboy

Upstanding, community minded, kind of guy.

So if HE is not in the crowd -

Posted on 05-10-2017 22:16 | By The Caveman

SOMEBODY is hiding him from the Police !! Given his "history", I would suggest that anybody found to be "hiding" him or assisting to hide him should get at least HALF the sentence that he will get when is finally put in court.

He would be...

Posted on 05-10-2017 18:48 | By GreertonBoy

Very difficult to spot in a crowd, I can see why it is hard to find him.... he would blend in like a chameleon for sure.....


Posted on 05-10-2017 16:54 | By Papamoaner

Why don’t you stand for council in the next local body elections so you can fix it all and make a difference? We can be assured of one vote for a start.

Worst fugitives?

Posted on 05-10-2017 15:36 | By MISS ADVENTURE

Those paid to do a job, in fact over paid who do something else, who fail to do and act properly, take upon themselves all else and self justify it all. Look no further than City Hall - Auckland for example.

Plethora in residence

Posted on 05-10-2017 14:43 | By MISS ADVENTURE

At Willow Street, city hall, mega numbers, and worse they are all paid lofty salaries ... to be pointy headed adn seat warming specialists extra-ordinair ...