Wanted man believed to be 'actively offending' on the run, understood to be in Wellington

  • 14/02/2024
Edward Smith.
Edward Smith. Photo credit: New Zealand Police

A wanted man, who is believed to be "actively offending", is on the run and a public appeal is being launched to locate him. 

Police said in a statement Edward Smith was believed to be in the Wellington district. 

While police said Smith had an arrest warrant for failing to appear in court, the statement did not mention what he was due to appear for. 

"Please report any sightings or information on his whereabouts to police via 111, quoting case number 231205/3954," the statement said. 

"Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."