Police are looking for a Taranaki man wanted on a number of sexual and violence related charges.
Malcolm Henry, 36, of North Taranaki has a warrant out for his arrest and faces five charges of sexual violation as well as male assaults female and breaching protection orders.
Henry has connections in Waitara and New Plymouth.
Detective Senior Sergeant Grant Coward said he was proving difficult to locate.
He said the charges Henry was facing were serious and if he was spotted by the public they should ring the police rather than approach him.
If you have information about Henry call the New Plymouth police on (06) 759 5500
- © Fairfax NZ News
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