Yanfei Bao

PHOTO: Yanfei Bao has not been seen since Wednesday. Photo: Supplied

Police Concerned for Safety of Missing Real Estate Agent Yanfei Bao

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Police have expressed deep concern for the safety of real estate agent Yanfei Bao, who has been missing for five days. The investigation, while not classified as a homicide inquiry, now points to a potential criminal offense.

Arrest Made in Kidnapping Case

Authorities have arrested and charged a man with kidnapping in connection to Yanfei Bao’s disappearance. The suspect was apprehended at Christchurch Airport on Saturday evening and will be presented in court today to face the charges.

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Search at Trevor Street Property

On Monday morning, police conducted a search at a residence on Trevor Street in Hornby. The property had been seized by police the previous day, and a Harcourts for sale sign was seen outside. This development has heightened concerns for Bao’s safety.

Trevor Street property

Police outside the Trevor Street property. Photo: RNZ / Anna Sargent

Appeal for Public Assistance

Canterbury Investigations Inspector Nicola Reeves urged the public to come forward with any information that may aid in the investigation. The police are particularly interested in sightings of a silver Mitsubishi sedan with the registration DPH101, which was in the areas of Wigram, Hornby, Tai Tapu, Halswell, Redcliffs, and New Brighton from mid-last week until Saturday night.

Missing Person

The car police are wanting information on. Photo: Supplied / NZ police

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Continuous Police Efforts

Inspector Reeves emphasized that a dedicated team of police officers is diligently working on the case. While there is no indication of increased risk to the general public or real estate agents, they remain focused on locating Yanfei Bao and ensuring her safety.

Authorities are urging residents who may have seen the silver Mitsubishi sedan or have any related information to come forward and assist in this urgent investigation.