Hunt for convicted murderer

Last updated 12:22 03/03/2014
Michael John Hindman
POLICE
Michael John Hindman

Relevant offers

Crime

Police seek help from the public locating a wanted man 'I was convinced it was part of the acting lesson': complainant in sex case Jury finds four police officers not guilty of assaulting man with Tasers and dogs Police made error while trying to stop fleeing car, IPCA finds Operation Frost puts big-time Tararua methamphetamine dealer and his supplier behind bars Police investigating theft of 70 hay bales from farm near Wanaka Rajeshwar Singh's 16-year minimum jail term for murder confirmed on appeal Armed police cordon off New Plymouth streets looking for gang member 82-year-old rapist Ronald van der Plaat still a threat to community: Corrections Disgraced drug lawyer says he's suffered enough, so suspension should be dropped

Auckland police are hunting a convicted murderer who has allegedly breached his parole.

Michael John Hindman, 54, pleaded guilty to the 1999 drug-related murder of Bruce Barlow, who was hit on the head with a hammer, stabbed in the neck and dumped in Woodhill Forest northwest of Auckland.

Hindman was sentenced to life in prison but was paroled in May 2011.

Waitakere police today said he had breached his parole and a warrant had been issued for his return to prison.

"Hindman is considered to be dangerous and should not be approached," police said.

Hindman has previously lived in the West Auckland area.

Anyone who knows his whereabouts is asked to call 111.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content