VIC Police Investigation Evidence - What If They Can't Find Suspect?

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Missii

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There is a current investigation with a person by the police. The victim in the situation still needs to be interviewed by police which is happening in a few days. The main suspect his family plan on hiding him interstate. Would there still be a investigation? What happens if they can't find the other person involves for an interview? If there is a enough evidence to charge and they can't find what happens under evidence law?
 

Tim W

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Hiding the suspect or hiding the victim?
 

Tim W

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Hiding the suspect can be an offence in itself.
 

Ponala

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Depends on the offence being investigated. If there is enough evidence they can issue charges/warrants without interviewing the suspect. The can also place a 'whereabouts' on the suspect.
 

Phildo

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Hopefully the investigation will proceed and a court summons will be issued.

That means that the charge is in place and statute of limitations won't apply when the person returns some day.

(I think.)