Police hunting for man who fled from court house

Joshua Smith is being sought by police.

Joshua Smith is being sought by police.

A man escaped from the Manukau District Court on Saturday, sparking a police manhunt.  

Joshua Ian Smith fled from the south Auckland courthouse at about midday. 

The 23-year-old is described as 1.93cm, of a medium build, and clean shaven.

The offender escaped custody at Manukau District Court at midday on August 12.
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The offender escaped custody at Manukau District Court at midday on August 12.

He was wearing a black hoodie, white shoes, and navy track pants at the time he fled. 

Smith is facing charges of wilful damage and breaching home detention conditions. 

Counties Manukau Police said he shouldn't be approached by members of the public, but any sightings should be reported to 111. 

Enquiries are ongoing to establish exactly how the incident occurred. 

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