Tomahawk wielding man sought

CCTV image of man wanted for questioning in relation to an incident in Haast on Saturday.| Photo: Supplied

Haast Police Senior Constable Paul Gurney has asked for the public’s help in identifying a man who confronted staff and patrons with a tomahawk outside a Haast bar in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Gurney said the man also threw the tomahawk over some trees where it landed on a nearby house occupied by a couple with a young child. No one was injured.

The man is described as male European, with dark short hair and a scruffy beard. He has a kiwi accent and was wearing a blue rugby jersey denoting a Gore rugby team.

Any information can be sent to Senior Constable Paul Gurney at Haast on or via the anonymous crimestoppers phone number: 0800555111.


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