A 25-year-old man has been arrested following a "road rage" incident that featured on crime television show Police Ten 7.

Footage of an incident where a man was struck in the face with a weapon on Domain Rd in Papamoa on August 13 was featured on the television show last week.

Papamoa Police today executed a search warrant of a Te Puke address and arrested a 25-year-old man in relation to the incident.

The man is due to appear in the Tauranga District Court on Monday, charged with assault with a weapon and cultivation of cannabis.


Papamoa Police Station officer in charge Sergeant Tristan Murray thanked everyone who supplied information to police following the airing of the Police Ten 7 story.