Whakatane police have released CCTV footage showing a male
inside the Stirling Sports shop at 11pm on Sunday
A burglar snapped looking straight at a store security
camera is wanted by police.
Police say the man was caught on CCTV inside Stirling Sports
in Whakatane about 11pm on Sunday.
It is thought the same person - who has a distinctive tattoo
on his neck by his left ear - is responsible for a number of
commercial burglaries and has used an axe and other weapons
to break into buildings.
People with information should call Whakatane Police on (07)
308 5255 or leave an anonymous tip with Crimestoppers on 0800