Wanted man still on the run after air, land search

Tom Threadingham

A HIGH risk wanted man is still on the loose despite a five hour search effort that involved the police helicopter yesterday.

Coolangatta police sergeant Steve Quinn said about midday Highway Patrol pulled over a man for a traffic infringement on Stewart Rd Currumbin.

While police were checking his information he fled the scene ditching his car and a female passenger on the side of the road.

"He decanted on foot," Sgt Quinn said.

"He is wanted on an outstanding police matter."

The 35-year-old man, who is considered transient as he has no fixed address, was wanted on a return to prison warrant.

Sgt Quinn said PolAir, a dog squad unit and uniformed and plain clothed officers were involved in the search.

The female passenger was unable to assist police with the man's location.

Topics:  helicopter, queensland police, wanted man



Local Real Estate

Featured Real Estate
FULLY SELF CONTAINED... $9500.00 From
Cabin $12.5K for 6 x 2.4 x 2.5m fully installed. D.I.Y $9.5k bare ...
Great Family Buying ... $465,000
House 3 2 2
Much Sought After Unit... Sold for...
Unit 2 1 1
Large 2 bedroom unit... From $540...
Apartment 2 2

Featured Jobs

Tweed jobs listed daily

Featured Jobs
Tradesperson, Panel... Toowoomba Full Time
Tradesperson, Panel... Toowoomba Full Time
Surveyor – Gold Coast Gold Coast Full Time
Volunteers Tweed Heads Part Time


Local Partners

LATEST DEALS AND OFFERS

Local Jobs

Search for your next job now!
Learn More

Cars For Sale

Find cars for sale online now.
Learn More

Property Listings

Search for a property online right now.
Learn More

Local Profile

Stay Connected

Get the news as it happens, in your inbox

You can change the newsletters you are subscribed to when you edit your profile

Edit Profile


Special Offers

Latest deals and offers

Horoscopes

Leo

You don't have to spend too much on a gift, but this may take a little more time in finding something appropriate for the one you love.

read more

Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save