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Police seek further information in Ashburton

Police seek further information in Ashburton




Police investigating Monday’s shooting in Ashburton continue to look for an unrecovered black mountain bike and any other items belonging to the male arrested in relation the incident which could include an additional firearm and ammunition that may have been in his possession.

Police are continuing to do a thorough search of the Ashburton River area and ask the public to continue to keep away from the area over the weekend.

A blue/red/yellow mountain bike (pictured)has already been located along with a number of other items of interest to the enquiry If this is your bike or you know who it belongs to please contact Police.

The man is believed to have been camping at sites along the Ashburton River in the days leading up to the incident and it is possible that there are further items belonging to him in this area.

Please contact Police urgently if you believe you have any sightings or information that may help with locating these items by calling Ashburton police on (03) 307 8411.

Information can also be provided anonymously to the organisation Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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