Teen arrested after police car stolen

A police car was stolen on October 17. File photo.

A Bay of Plenty teenager has been arrested after a police car was stolen last month.

A police patrol car was taken on October 17 when an officer was attending an incident at Oregan Drive in Murupara at 7pm.

Police units were deployed, along with the Eagle Helicopter, to search for the stolen vehicle.

The police car was found abandoned on Gibbs Road a couple of hours later, but the offender was no where to be found.

Police have today arrested 18-year-old Maakai Emery who they sought in relation to the incident.

A police spokesperson says Emery was located at a Murupara address at 11.20am.

Police have not released any other information at this stage.

We will update this story if anything more comes to light.

1 Comment

Stolen recovered...

Posted on 06-11-2017 13:11 | By clingon

Did the cops get their handcuffs back?

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