7 Mar 2015

Search for murder-accused on the run

7:46 am on 7 March 2015

The Police in Auckland are searching for a teenager accused of murder who fled his Avondale bail address on Thursday night after cutting off his electronic bracelet.

Beauen Wallace-Loretz

Beauen Wallace-Loretz Photo: NZ POLICE

Beauen Wallace-Loretz, 17, is charged with killing Ihaia Gillman-Harris in an Epsom hotel room last year.

The police said he left his West Auckland house with the help of an associate.

Last night a team of seven officers knocked on doors looking for him.

The Police said they had contacted the border authorities to make sure Beauen Wallace-Loretz did not leave the country.

They said he was dangerous and should not be approached.