Police searching for wanted Northland man Rawiri Ihaka
Inspector Rik Whiu, Area Commander, Far North Police:
Police are currently searching for 44-year-old Rawiri Teruru Ihaka, who has a warrant for his arrest in relation to assaulting a person with a firearm.
Ihaka is wanted by police in connection to an incident in Ahipara on Monday where a firearm was discharged at a property.
He is described as medium build, 182 cms tall and can be identified by a tattoo of a cross on his right forearm.
Ihaka is considered dangerous and should not be approached by members of the public.
If you see Rawiri Ihaka, please contact 111 immediately.
Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact Kaitaia Police on (09) 408 6500 or you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.