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Updated: Escaped prisoners – police release more information

Auckland escaped prisoners news

Police are appealing to the public as work continues to locate three remand prisoners who escaped custody in Auckland.

Zane Hepi, 24, Billy Fepulea’i, 43, and 45-year-old Joseph Ng Wun fled on foot from a transport van on the South-Eastern highway yesterday afternoon, before stealing a vehicle from a member of the public.

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Zane Hepi – PHOTO SUPPLIED.

 

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Billy Fepulea’i – PHOTO SUPPLIED.
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Joseph Ng Wun – PHOTO SUPPLIED.

Inquiries have been ongoing to locate the trio by a dedicated team of officers, and we are today appealing to the public for information to help us.

The men have connections across Counties Manukau and Auckland City.

‘The men are considered dangerous and should not be approached – however, if you see them Police urge you to call 111 immediately,’ said Detective Senior Sergeant Scott Armstrong.

Information can also be given anonymously to Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.

Police update issued at 3.43pm today

Police are reminding the public that anyone found to be concealing the whereabouts of three escaped remand prisoners could be liable for charges themselves.

Zane Hepi, 24, Billy Fepulea’i, 43, and 45-year-old Joseph Ng Wun fled on foot from a transport van on the South-Eastern highway yesterday afternoon, before stealing a vehicle from a member of the public.

Detective Senior Sergeant Scott Armstrong says a dedicated team of officers is working to locate them, and he is warning anyone who may be concealing information about the trio’s whereabouts.

“Our focus remains on locating the prisoners; however, we would like to remind people that anyone who is helping these men avoid Police could be liable for criminal charges,” he says.

The three men are considered dangerous and should not be approached.

Anyone who sees them is urged to call 111 immediately.

Information can also be passed anonymously via Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at this link.

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Source:NZ Police

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    • Because those are reserved for people who post mean things on Twitter. Muh miss and diss informers. The REAL menace to society 😉

      These three are just violent, murderous thugs who escaped custody. No biggie.

      • Yep, and let them sheeple have, beside their daily dose of entertainment drench, let them have some nits so they are busy itching while they are rounded up for the shear or cull.

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