Police updates on crimes and investigations for 30 May 2023.
Four in custody following burglary, Havelock North
Havelock North Police have taken four youths into custody following a burglary this morning.
About 2.10am, Police were called to a commercial premises after a group of people were sighted breaking into the premises.
The group stole goods before fleeing the scene in a vehicle.
Following enquiries, Police located the four youths involved.
The group will be referred to youth services for consideration of court action.
Police would like to thank the community for reporting suspicious activity and we encourage this to continue.
If you see any suspicious activity, Police urge you to contact 111 if it is happening now, or 105 if it is after the fact.
Fatal crash – Kaingaroa, Far North
Police can confirm two people have died following a fatal crash in Kaingaroa in the Far North this afternoon.
Police responded to the crash, on Pukewhai Rd, around 12.30pm.
Sadly, one person received critical injuries and died at the scene.
A second person was transported to hospital in a critical condition but has also since died.
The Serous Crash Unit is in attendance and enquiries into the circumstances of the crash are underway.