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Police seek information on avocado theft

Posted 25 December 2018 by Gold FM in Emergency Services - Police, Fire, Civil Defence

Western Bay of Plenty Police are seeking the rightful owners of more than 500 avocados recovered today at a Bethlehem business address.

An off-duty officer spotted two men with a car boot full of avocados and Police are satisfied the fruit is stolen.

A 39-year-old Waharoa man has been charged in relation to the theft.

Police have not received any theft reports which could relate to the recovered fruit, and we would like to identify where they were stolen from.

If you have any information which could assist police, please call Tauranga Police Station on 07 577 4300.