Mother and child located, Jonathan ANTIPAS still wanted
Mother and child located, Jonathan ANTIPAS still wanted to
Hutt Valley Police
are still searching for Jonathan ANTIPAS, 24, today but have
now located Kyrstin WICHMAN and her five year old
Detective Senior Sergeant Dave Thornton says "We want
to thank the public and the media for their assistance in
locating them and are pleased to report they are both are
safe and well. The five year old boy is being cared for by
"Police continue to seek any sightings
of ANTIPAS but have also located the vehicle we believed he
may have been driving overnight."
Anyone with any
information is asked to contact the Hutt Valley Police on
(04) 560 2600. Anonymous information can be provided via the
Crimestoppers organisation on 0800 555
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