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Police locate man wanted for Thames incident

Friday, October 06, 2017

Update: 9:34PM THAMES, North Island: NEW Zealand Police have located the 36-year-old man who was wanted in relation to an incident on Ngati Highway in Thames earlier this afternoon.

New Zealand Police reported that at about 4pm earlier today, a woman was rushed to hospital in a critical condition.

It did not release further details saying officers were at the scene working to establish what had occurred.

But at about 9.15pm, Police confirmed they located the man at an address in Kelston, Auckland and was assisting Police with enquiries.

"The two-year-old boy who was with him was also found and is safe and well. He is being supported by Police and will be reunited with loved ones," Detective Inspector Graham Pitkethley said.

Police would like to thank the members of the public who provided information which helped us to locate this man."

Earlier update:

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