A New Zealander was arrested in California last night for having a concealed dagger.

Patch.com reported Matthias Couldrey, 25, was arrested in Dixon after police were called to reports of a suspicious person in a McDonald's restaurant.

A staff member at Solano County Justice Center said Mr Couldrey was in custody this morning, New Zealand time.

He was arrested for having a "concealed dirk or dagger".