25 Dec 2016

Man police warned against found in Christchurch

11:38 am on 25 December 2016

A man at the centre of a police hunt in the South Island has been found.

Raymond Hemi

Raymond Hemi Photo: NZ Police

Police had been searching for Raymond Hemi and warned the public he should not be approached.

Earlier they said he was as believed to be hitch-hiking around Canterbury.

When searching for him police said had last been seen in Rangiora about 12pm yesterday.

He had since been found in central Christchurch, they said.