A man who was jailed for arson attacks in southeast
Queensland is on the run from New Zealand police after
escaping a Christchurch residential centre for just-released
Ivan Andrew Campbell, 46, absconded from the Salisbury Street
Foundation early on Wednesday morning along with Jaydon
Police are appealing for information from the New Zealand
public, saying the pair are high-risk offenders who should
not be approached.
Two sightings in the greater Christchurch area were reported
to police on Thursday night, Detective Senior Sergeant Tony
"We know the men have connections in the city as well as in
Ashburton and the West Coast," he said.
"We are keeping all options open as to their possible
location or movements at this stage."
In June, the heavily-tattooed Campbell was paroled to live at
Salisbury Street Foundation after serving an 11-year
He was jailed in 2001 for holding a 14-year-old boy captive
in a cupboard for seven days of sadistic sex, involving
branding, tattooing and piercing.
In 1991, he was jailed for a similar attack on a 13-year-old
Both of those attacks occurred in New Zealand.
In 1996, Campbell was jailed in Australia for nine years for
arson attacks on a Salvation Army men's hostel and a business
centre at Beaudesert, southwest of Brisbane.
Campbell is described as Caucasian, 177cm tall, and of
medium-thin build. He has extensive tattoos on his face,
neck, and arms.
Police did not outline Galland's record, but his Facebook
page features pictures of Nazi soldiers and anti-police
Galland is described as Caucasian, 177cm tall, of medium