Our week in review

Here’s a wrap up of what police in Te Awamutu did last week…

Monday – A male breached electronically monitored bail, police attended three family harm incidents and served a warning under the Harassment Act. A suspicious male was seen looking at properties on Alexandra Street – this appears to have been a mental health related matter rather than criminal. We attended a fleeing driver incident, found two stolen vehicles and attended a self-harm incident.

Tuesday – Police attended an attempted theft of a motor vehicle, a fire was set at a public toilet, police were informed of a shoplifting incident, a fleeing driver was stopped with road spikes at Ōhaupō Road. The driver refused to a undergo compulsory Impairment test. We had a search and rescue job at Pirongia, assisted Te Kuiti with an armed robbery where a gunshot was discharged and investigated a fraud matter. We attended an incident at Memorial Park involving youths with weapons, attended a burglary and a family harm incident and arrested a male for a commercial premises burglary

Wednesday – Police attended a suspicious incident at an address in Te Awamutu. A male was located breaching bail. Cambridge Police arrested two shoplifters for offending in Te Awamutu. A missing person was located by police, Police attended a motor vehicle collision and a self-harm incident.

Thursday – A male reported missing was located riding a motorbike. A male was arrested for a serious assault at The Warehouse. He was remanded in custody pending his next court date. A male was summonsed to appear in court for trespass in relation to the assault. Police attended two motor vehicle collisions, a family harm matter, a shoplifting, an attempted theft of a motor vehicle, located a male driving with excess breath alcohol, impounded a vehicle from a male who was driving while disqualified and conducted a search warrant to impound a dark coloured motorbike being ridden dangerously around Te Awamutu.

Friday – Police arrested a male for trespassing He was remanded in custody until his next court appearance. We attended an attempted theft of a motor vehicle, an aggravated robbery scene, sought a driver fleeing on a motorcycle and located a male breaching bail conditions.

Saturday – Police attended three family harm incidents, investigated a fraud matter, attended a theft by finding incident, a threats/intimidation incident, a burglary and a mental health incident

Sunday – We attended a family harm, a threats/intimidation incident, a burglary, a disorderly behaviour incident, a search and rescue incident, a vehicle collision and a theft of a motor vehicle.

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