Police car thief arrested in Murupara

  • 05/11/2017
The police car was later found abandoned with a police-issue firearm still secured inside it.
The police car was later found abandoned with a police-issue firearm still secured inside it. Photo credit: file

Police have arrested an 18-year-old they were seeking after a police car was stolen in the Bay of Plenty town of Murupara in October.

Maaki Emery was located at 11:20am on Sunday at an address in Murupara, police said.

He had been arrested and was handcuffed at the time the police car was allegedly stolen on October 17.

The police car was later found abandoned with a police-issue firearm still secured inside it.

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