Police are searching for the owner of a car abandoned in a
Manawatu river this morning.
The car was spotted by a member of the public in a river off
Pahiatua Mangahao Rd in Pahiatua, about 40km east of
Palmerston North, about 7.45am.
Police central communications spokesman Guy Callahan said
there was no one with the vehicle, and no one had been
reported missing or injured.
"Local staff are making inquiries with the registered owner
just to see how the car has come to be in the river," he