Police temporarily pause search for Yanfei Bao

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch
Aug 14, 2023 |

Police have temporarily paused the search for missing woman Yanfei Bao while further areas of interest can be prepared for search activity.

Detective Inspector Nicola Reeves said “over the past several weeks, we have committed significant resources to searching areas of interest, including waterways south of Christchurch.

 Police remain committed to locating Ms Bao and returning her to her family.”

A 52-year-old man was charged with kidnapping Bao.

Detective Inspector Nicola Reeves said police had not ruled out further charges.

Search efforts had taken place today in around Halswell River, the Green Park area, Lake Terrace Road and the New Brighton Road and Palmers Road intersection.


Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch

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