A dangerous and possibly armed offender is still on the run from police after failing to appear in court.
Aucklander George Christopher Pomee, 23, is regarded as a violent offender and is facing a number of charges including kidnapping, aggravated robbery, threatening to kill and assault with intent to injure. He was to have appeared in the Auckland High Court yesterday.
He has links to the Head Hunters gang and has contacts across Auckland including the North Shore, Te Puke, Tauranga and Napier.
Pomee is described as medium build, about 185cm tall with distinctive tattoos under both eyes and on the lower part of his neck.
Police say he is actively avoiding them and is considered dangerous and could be armed. He should not be approached.
Anyone with information about his whereabouts is urged to contact Detective Daniel Freymark from North Shore Police on (09) 477 5004.
Information can also be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.