A man who came into New Zealand after allegedly fleeing a murder charge in South Korea has been arrested.
He's been charged with an historic theft, police confirmed on Sunday night.
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No extradition proceedings have been received; however, police say they're liaising with Korean authorities.
The 35-year-old man, a New Zealand resident, allegedly fled South Korea, where he is accused of murdering three family members, according to the Korean Herald.
"This matter is being treated as a priority," Detective Senior Sergeant Nadene Richmond said.
The man is due to appear in North Shore District Court on Monday.