Police on the hunt for wanted man

Stephen Ngawhau. Photo: Police Ten 7.

Police are asking for information about a man with connections to Tauranga and the wider Bay of Plenty area.

A parole recall warrant has been issued for Stephen Ngawhau, for breaching his release conditions.

An appeal for information went out nationwide, when Stephen’s face aired on Police Ten 7 on Thursday night.

He is still being sought by police and is described as a 55-year-old male, 179cm / 5’10” and of medium build.

“He has multiple tattoos including a bulldog, eagle and skull on his right forearm, chain on left wrist, an axe and Harley Davidson on his left forearm,” says a statement on the Police Ten 7 website today.

“He is likely to be driving a red 2004 Holden Crewman ute and has contacts in Waikato, Tokoroa, Morrinsville, Auckland, Tauranga/Bay of Plenty and Hamilton.

“Police warn that he is considered dangerous and is not to be approached.”

Anyone with information about his whereabouts should contact their nearest police station.

Alternatively, information can be left anonymously via the Crimestoppers 0800 555 111 line.


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