Waikato Police are searching for David Wayne Thompson, who is deemed dangerous and should not be approached.
Police said anyone who sees the 27-year-old Thompson should call 111 immediately.
Thompson is described as 175cm tall and of medium build.
Police believe he is in Hamilton and is known to have associates across the Waikato District including Te Awamutu, Morrinsville, Thames, Ngatea and Whitianga.
Anyone who has relevant information that may help locate Thompson is asked to contact Thames Police on (07) 867 9600.
Information can also be shared anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.