Chase ends in arrest

A 20-year-old woman was arrested for chasing a another woman along a street in Blenheim brandishing a machete and a hockey stick, police say.

The woman, a beneficiary, was arrested about 5.15pm on Wednesday for possession of an offensive weapon and assault after she chased the woman along Whitney St, said Constable Michelle Stagg, of Blenheim.

The woman is to appear in Blenheim District Court on May 28.

A 46-year-old male manager was arrested on Wednesday for assault with intent to injure after an historic domestic-related incident, Miss Stagg said. He appeared in court and was released on bail to reappear on June 18.

A 36-year-old woman was arrested on Wednesday afternoon for shoplifting after toiletries were stolen from The Warehouse, Miss Stagg said.

The Marlborough Express