Man disappears in mum's car

Last updated 12:11 28/01/2013

Relevant offers

National

Gunman stable after Kerepehi shoot-out 'Tindallgate' bouncer wins appeal Decade in jail for vicious assault Man arrested in whitebait 'feud' Work and Income knife scare could lead to charges Prisoner sentenced over Paremoremo 'shanking' Distress call as passenger knocked out Trophy liberated from captor Activist in court over council's 'last resort' proceedings Truck stuck on windy hill

Police are appealing to the public to help locate Leighton Kelly Grant, who was last seen in Taupo on Friday.

Grant, 35, left Taupo in his mother's car, a Suzuki Vitara, on Friday and was due back the following day at 6pm.

His mother reported him missing after he failed to return, senior constable Barry Shepherd said.

Grant had been living in Auckland but had spent a week in Taupo before he drove off on Friday, Shepherd said.

"There's nothing sinister or suspicious about it. He's gone away in his mother's car, with her permission, and never returned."

It was thought Grant was heading to the Tongariro National Park but that was not confirmed and he could be anywhere, Shepherd said.

Police wanted the public to help locate Grant and the car and report any sightings of the white Suzuki, registration FTN631, on 111.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content