Knife wielding man arrested

JO MOIR
Last updated 11:32 10/12/2012

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A 42-year-old man brandishing a knife on Opunake's main street scared passers-by last night.

Opunake police Constable Nigel Dey said he was called about 6pm by a motorist who had seen the man standing in the middle of the road.

"We located him and followed him back to a residential address while we waited for back-up from Hawera police,'' he said.
"Alcohol was a big factor in the man's behaviour.''

He will appear in Hawera Court this week on charges of possession of a weapon and disorderly behaviour and has been bailed to an Eltham address.

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