4 Dec 2013

Man escapes from Dunedin police station

8:02 pm on 4 December 2013

Police are urgently seeking a man who escaped from Dunedin's central police station on Wednesday afternoon.

Tolu Maanaiama.

Tolu Maanaiama. Photo: NZ POLICE

Tolu Maanaiama is considered dangerous and should not be approached.

The 27-year-old Samoan is 176cm tall and of solid build.

Police say Mr Maanaiama has a tattoo on his neck with the word Jahliyah or similar, and numerous tattoos around his hands and upper arm.