Police Search at Piha
Police and Land
Search and Rescue team as well as Surf Life Saving teams and
the Westpac helicopter are presently searching the Piha area
for the female driver of a vehicle which was left parked and
unlocked in the Mercer Bay area sometime during the evening
of Saturday 22nd December 2012.
The Police are appealing
to a couple who might have seen the missing female at
approximately 7.15pm walking down the Mercer Bay loop track,
to urgently contact the Police.
The couple reported their
concern last night to a local resident who in turn notified
No further information will be released at
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