Dunedin police hunt 'high-risk' suspect

Shannon Berryman
Shannon Berryman
A person wanted by police is the same man found hiding in an Oamaru ceiling space two years ago after evading authorities for several weeks.

Shannon Berryman (25) is wanted by police after he failed to appear in the Dunedin District Court on May 1.

He is described as being of a medium build and 174cm in height, with a distinctive Mongrel Mob tattoo across his foreheadHe sparked a manhunt after breaching his electronic bail in October, 2012.

A month later he was found hiding in the ceiling space of an Oamaru address.

Anyone with information was urged to call Dunedin Police on 471-4800, or provide information anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.