Tasmania Police arrest two men in Ulverstone after Wynyard manhunt

Tasmania Police has arrested two men in the North-West after several days’ search that involved the Westpac Rescue Helicopter, uniformed police, Road and Public Order Services, and plain clothes police. 

The two men were sought in relation to offences that occured between Ulverstone and Wynyard over the past few days.

They were arrested in a rural area behind Ulverstone at around 5.30pm on Wednesday, and their distinctive vehicle was also seized.

Police said the men would be investigated and will appear in court at a later date.

Anyone who believes they have been the victim of a burglary in the last few days is asked to report it to the police as “a quantity of property” has been located and needs to be identified.

Police thanked the public for the assistance and information provided during the search.

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