Armed man arrested, police take a bow
A man has been charged with possessing an offensive weapon after armed police responded to reports of a man seen carrying a bow and arrow and nunchaku in a Nelson suburb.
Police received calls from members of the public who saw the man on Chamboard Place and Abraham Heights with a bow and arrow and nunchaku about 10.30am on Monday morning.
Armed police cordoned both ends of Abraham Heights and challenged the man as he stood in a driveway.
Police said he complied with instructions and was taken into custody without incident about 11am.