Taser used on man

Last updated 07:19 04/02/2013

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A South Taranaki man was subdued by a Taser after driving off from a police checkpoint near Ngaere on Saturday evening.

Hawera Sergeant Kim Severinsen said once police caught up with the man at a Hawera address he became aggressive and a Taser was used.

The man will appear in the Hawera District Court tomorrow on charges of refusing to give a blood sample, resisting arrest, failing to accompany an officer and failing to stop.

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- Taranaki Daily News

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