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Police have announced that they have arrested 22-year-old corrections escapee Katrina Epiha who managed to escape custody on September 11 at a Massey address in west Auckland overnight. A 47-year-old man was also arrested who was located at the address.
“Police made the arrests with the assistance of the armed offenders’ squad, Eagle and other staff,” says Superintendent Rogers.
“Both individuals were taken into custody without any further incident.”
“I would like to acknowledge the Police staff who have been working diligently on this matter to locate this individual. We hope that this arrest brings some reassurance to the community.”
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The 22-year-old escapee Katrina Epiha will be facing a charge in relation to escaping custody, and she is expected to appear in the Manukau District Court today.
The 47-year-old man will be facing a charge in relation to being an accessory after the fact. He will also be due to appear in the Manukau District Court today.
On September 19 Police arrested 5 perpetrators in relation to corrections escapee Katrina Epiha after several search warrants were executed throughout Counties Manakau throughout the night leading to the arrests.
The arrests were made in relation to corrections escapee Katrina Epiha.
They all appeared in Manukau District Court on the same day of the arrest.