Six warrants for 'career criminal'

Last updated 09:24 09/05/2012
Police warn that the 31 year old Te Awamutu man will use any means necessary to avoid capture and should not be approached.
Police warn that the 31 year old Te Awamutu man will use any means necessary to avoid capture and should not be approached.

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Western Waikato Police are looking for a "career criminal'' who was allegedly involved in a violent domestic incident in Te Awamutu last Friday.

Sergeant Gael Mockford of Te Awamutu Police said six warrants to arrest have been issued for local man, Owen James Heke.

"Heke is wanted on two incidents of driving while disqualified, third or subsequent offence, a warrant for giving false details and drug related matters but we are particularly keen to locate him on two male assaults female charges following a violent domestic incident in Te Awamutu last Friday,'' she said.

Police warn that the 31 year old Te Awamutu man will use any means necessary to avoid capture and should not be approached.

"Heke is considered willing to resort to violence to avoid capture and should not be approached. He is thought to be driving a white Subaru car however Police are not aware of its registration number." He is described as a male Maori of medium build about 175cm tall.

"Anyone who sees Heke is warned not to approach him but to ring 111. If Heke sees this appeal we ask that he consider his current situation and make contact with Police."

People with information on his whereabouts are asked to contact the Te Awamutu Police on 07 872 0100 or details can be left anonymously with Crimestoppers on 0800 555111."


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