Escaped prisoner


Police are seeking sightings of 22 year old Ihaka Kawana who escaped from Police custody in Nelson this morning.

Kawana is Maori, 176cm tall and wearing a brown t-shirt and black jeans.

He was last seen heading in the direction of Queen’s Gardens.

Kawana is considered dangerous and should not be approached.

Anyone who has seen Kawana should call 111 immediately.