Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Two men on the run after Featherston attack

Two men on the run after Featherston attack

Wairarapa Police are appealing for any sightings of two men who are wanted in connection with the homicide investigation into the death of Glen JONES.

Police believe that Kristofer JONES, 23, and Hayden RANSON, 27, have fled the greater Wellington area and are in the central or upper North Island.

Detective Inspector Sean Hansen says "These two men are wanted for aggravated burglary in connection with the brutal attack of Glen Jones.

"Warrants to arrest have been issued this afternoon by the Masterton District Court and Police would like to locate them as soon as possible.

"The public have provided significant assistance to the investigation so far and we are calling on their help once again to locate the pair.

"We believe they are driving a blue 1989 Mitsubishi Mirage, registration OE7854.

"Members of the public are advised not to approach them and should immediately contact Police.

"I can confirm that overnight we recovered three items from an industrial property in Lower Hutt which may have been used in the attack.

"There is obviously further forensic and enquiry work needed to determine if they were used in the attack.

Anyone with any sightings of these two men should make contact with Wairarapa Police on (06) 370 0300 or wairarapa.police@police.govt.nz.

Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously through Crimestoppers by phoning 0800 555 111.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

Trade Threat Rumours: PM Censures Trade Minister For 'Head Of A Pin' Answers

Prime Minister John Key has censured his newbie Trade Minister, Todd McClay, for "dancing on the head of a pin" in answers he gave to both Key and news media when first asked about alleged trade threats from China over steel imports. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The IOC’s Treatment Of Russian Sport, And Lone Wolf Terrorism

A blanket ban on Russian athletes would also have exposed the IOC to criticism that its treatment of Russia would have been marked contrast to its treatment say, of the track and field team from Kenya – a country about which the IOC has very similar doping concerns. More>>

ALSO:

Sounds Like A Plan: Auckland Council Receives Unitary Plan Recommendations

A key milestone in New Zealand planning history was reached today when the Independent Hearings Panel delivered the reports containing its recommendations on the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan. More>>

ALSO:

National Park Expansion: Forests And Coast Of Kahurangi Protected

Five parcels of high value land totalling more than 890 hectares have been formally gazetted as part of the National Park. More>>

ALSO:

PPP Go-Ahead: SkyPath Gets Unanimous Support

Auckland’s SkyPath project has been given the go-ahead to be delivered through a public private partnership, after a unanimous decision at today’s Finance and Performance Committee. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Reserve Bank, The UN Shortlist, And Trump

Can there really be there any link between the US presidential elections and yesterday’s RBNZ signals on interest rates and the NZ dollar? Well, maybe. And it would be this: the improving US economy is reportedly putting a tailwind behind the US dollar, and rendering the actions of our Reserve Bank virtually irrelevant. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On What John Key Should Be Asking Joe Biden

No doubt, US Vice-President Joe Biden will be updating Prime Minister John Key on the chances of a TPP vote taking place in the ‘ lame duck’ session of Congress that’s held between the November’s election and the inauguration of a new President in January. More>>

ALSO:

Make NZ Make Again: Greens Will Establish A Minister For Manufacturing

The Green Party announced today that it will establish a Minister for Manufacturing in Cabinet, to better represent the interests of manufacturers and ensure they thrive. The Minister will be inside Cabinet and have responsibility for the long-term interests of the manufacturing sector. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news