Man escapes custody in Epsom, Auckland

Shane Wikaira (police/supplied)
Shane Wikaira (police/supplied)

Police are hunting a man who escaped Corrections custody in the wealthy Auckland suburb of Epsom on Saturday morning.

After getting away Shane Wikaira, 25, allegedly stole a silver Toyota Starlet hatchback - registration BPH283 - and fled to south Auckland

Police say anyone who sees him should stay away, and call 111 urgently.