Police are asking for information on a 17-year-old drifter after he repeatedly failed to appear in court.
Tama Keefe was to appear in the Tauranga District Court on September 3 on charges of serious assault, wilful damage and threatening to kill.
The incidents happened in Taihape and there are now several warrants out for his arrest.
Taihape police Constable Justin Moore said Keefe had no permanent residence but frequented several towns and cities including Taihape, Raetihi, Palmerston North and Tauranga.
He is described as about 173cm tall, with short dark hair.
Anyone with information is asked to call Taihape police on (06) 388 2170 or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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