Statement to be attributed to Palmerston North Area Investigations Manager, Detective Senior Sergeant Craig Sheridan:
Police want to locate Shayden Hikaka-Beattie, 24, who has warrants to arrest.
We would also like to speak to him in relation to an incident in Feilding on 13 June in which a firearm was presented at both a member of the public and Police staff.
He has links to the Manawatū and South Taranaki areas.
Hikaka-Beattie has full face tattoos including the word FOREVER across his forehead. (Note:This is not shown in the attached photographs)
He should not be approached and we are asking anyone with information to contact Police via 111 and quote file number 210613/3562.
Alternatively, information can be provided to us anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.