22 Jun 2017

Missing police ammunition found

5:14 pm on 22 June 2017

Ammunition that was lost by a Napier police officer yesterday after it was left on the roof of a car has been found.

Police said the rifle magazine was found on Marine Parade this morning.

The officer drove off towards Hastings with the magazine still on top of his patrol car and it fell off during the trip.

They said they are planning an internal review of the incident, and would not comment further.

The ammunition magazine was lost after officers searched a house in Napier.