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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

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Police in full PPE have arrested a man who was located at an Ōtāhuhu address after escaping a quarantine facility earlier today, and have taken him into custody.

The man has been charged under the Health Order with failing to comply with order (Covid-19) and he has appeared in the Auckland District Court via a contactless video link this afternoon.

A judge has bailed him to return to a managed quarantine facility.

The man’s family have been extremely cooperative with Police and we thank them for this.

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Adriana Weber/NZ Police

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