Man arrested after weapon report

By Kieran Campbell

Members of the Armed Offenders Squad. Photo / File
Members of the Armed Offenders Squad. Photo / File

The Armed Offenders Squad has arrested a man who was allegedly armed at Paparoa in Northland early this morning.

A police spokeswoman said a woman reported the man to authorities after he arrived at her house allegedly carrying a weapon about 6am.

The spokeswoman said the man then left the house and officers, including the Armed Offenders Squad, were deployed to the neighbourhood.

A 36-year-old man was arrested when he arrived at a cordoned area in a vehicle.

The man was known to the woman whose house he visited, police said.

- APNZ

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter

SIGN UP NOW

© Copyright 2016, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production apcf01 at 09 Feb 2016 00:11:20 Processing Time: 292ms