Woman armed with crossbow

01:03, Apr 10 2014

A woman who sparked an armed offenders callout in Timaru last night has been charged with assault.

Police and the Armed Offenders Squad were called to a Cain St address at 8pm after the woman barricaded herself in a bedroom, armed with a crossbow and air rifle, Senior Sergeant Randel Tikitiki said.

He said the incident started as a domestic with a flatmate. No one was injured.

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The Timaru Herald