Canterbury Missing Person 9 January 2014
January 2014 - 9:49pm
Christchurch Police are concerned for the welfare
of Michael Ashley SNOW.
Mr Snow has not been seen since 29
December 2013 and he has not communicated with members of
his family since.
He is described as: Part Maori aged 28
years, 170 centimetres in height and of medium build. He has
tribal tattoos on the right side of his neck.
any information as to his whereabouts is asked to contact
the Christchurch Police Communications Centre on 03 363 7400
or Detective Sergeant Chris Power on 03 363
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