22 Sep 2014

Man wanted on sex, assault charges

4:45 pm on 22 September 2014

West Coast police are looking for a man who is wanted on a number of sex and assault charges.

Shane Dibben

Shane Dibben Photo: NZ Police

A police spokesperson said a number of arrest warrants had been issued for Shane Dibben, who was known to be on the West Coast last Friday.

The warrants have been issued for six counts of unlawful sexual connection, one count of aggravated assault and one count of assault with Intent to injure.

The 24-year old has a distinctive spider web tattoo under his right eye, the spokesperson said. He is Caucasian, about 173cm tall and of slim build.

He was considered dangerous and should not be approached.