Stephen Walker located
Thursday, 22 May 2014 -
Manawatu Police with the assistance of a
member of the public have located missing Bulls man, Stephen
Walker, who was last seen on Wednesday 14 May,
Stephen was found alive in a hay barn at the foot of
the Ruahine Ranges just after midday today.
The member of
the public was out checking their property when their dog
alerted them to the presence of a person in the hay barn.
They then called Police immediately and Stephen was located
a short time later.
"I want to thank the public, local
media, and Stephen's family and friends for helping us with
the appeal to find him," says Sergeant Andy
Stephen is in a responsive state but will be
assessed by medical staff in due
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