THIEVES RES­CUED

Central Leader - - OUT & ABOUT -

Steal­ing a dis­tinc­tive launch and a lack of marine prow­ess has seen three peo­ple nabbed by po­lice. The Fair­line 770 launch Se­abee went miss­ing from its moor­ing at North­cote Point, be­neath the Auck­land Har­bour Bridge on Au­gust 29. The po­lice were in­formed and the boat was spot­ted the next day painted and re­named. On Septem­ber 1 coast­guard got amay­day call from the boat off Sand­spit af­ter the thieves mixed up petrol and wa­ter tanks and lost en­gine power. Aman and woman were ar­rested on out­stand­ing war­rants and a sec­ond woman was ar­rested for breach of bail.

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