Police seeking assault suspect

23:54, May 22 2014
Laurance Phillip Kerehoma.
WANTED: Police are looking for information on the whereabouts of Laurance Phillip Kerehoma.

Police are looking for a 38-year-old Blenheim man in relation to a serious assault that took place on Tuesday .

Tasman police communications manager Barbara Dunn said the assault by Laurance Phillip Kerehoma, on a woman, was prolonged, taking place between midnight and 10am.

Kerehoma has not been seen since, she said.He is described as being Maori, of medium build, and 173cm tall.

He is considered dangerous and should not be approached, Dunn said.

Anybody who has seen Kerehoma, or has information about his whereabouts is asked to contact the police immediately, which can be done anonymously through Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.


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