North Canterbury Police are seeking the public’s help to locate Stefan Kupe, who has a warrant for his arrest.
Kupe, aged 30, was seen in the Birch Hill area, north of Rangiora this morning.
Police believe he is on foot after abandoning a vehicle near the Ashley River.
Kupe should not be approached – anyone who sees him, or witnesses someone behaving suspiciously in the area, is asked to call 111 immediately.
Police are also urging local residents to ensure all vehicles are secure.