15 Jan 2009

Stolen dental clinic located

12:18 pm on 15 January 2009

A mobile dental clinic, which was stolen from a Napier workshop last week, has been located.

The dental clinic, which serves children in the Wairoa area, is worth about $200,000.

It was reported missing last Monday and police say it was found over the weekend.

The Hawkes Bay District Health Board says the caravan is in good condition but $70,000 worth of equipment has been stolen.

Services Manager Claire Caddie it could take up to four months to replace the x-ray machine and other equipment.