Police are hoping the owners of a projector will come forward so charges can be laid against the man alleged to have stolen it.
The projector was found in a vehicle seized during an arrest in May, CIB detective Ross Lilley said.
"We got called to a serious assault on Belair Ave on the 14th of May 2012," Mr Lilley said.
"Subsequently the main offender was located on the 23rd of May and arrested for wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. Following the arrest a vehicle was seized and the projector found."
Attempts to locate the projector's owner using the serial number have been unsuccessful, Mr Lilley said.
"Surely someone will recognise it. I would have thought it was worth about $2000."
Mr Lilley said he would like the owner to come forward so further charges, of receiving stolen property, could be pressed against the 34-year-old New Plymouth man.
Mr Lilley can be contacted on 7549208
- © Fairfax NZ News
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