A man is on the run after escaping custody at an Auckland court today.
Joshua Ian Smith, 23, fled from Manukau District Court around 12pm.
Police say Mr Smith is very tall, at approximately 6ft 4”, with a medium build and clean shaven. At the time he fled, he was wearing a black hoody, white shoes and navy track pants.
He is currently facing charges of wilful damage and breaching home detention conditions.
Counties Manukau Police are currently searching the area for him.
Police say he should not be approached by members of the public but any sightings should be reported to 111.