Police are on the hunt for a man who has slipped his monitoring bracelet in Christchurch.
Thirty-seven-year-old Richard John Percival removed his bracelet around 10pm last night in the Burnside area.
He is described as Maori, 178cm tall and of medium build with short dark hair.
Police say he should not be approached and if seen, you should call 111 straight away.
If you have information on Percivals whereabouts you can contact police on (03) 363 7400 or anonymously on 0800 555 111.