Woman arrested in Christchurch after threatening to stab members of public

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch
Jul 02, 2023 |

Police at Godley Heads on Christchurch’s Port Hills / Photo: Supplied

A woman has been arrested after an incident at Godley Heads.

A witness said the woman was carrying a knife and was in a stolen Holden Colorado ute.

He said the woman tried to ram into vehicles and attempted to stab members of the public with a knife.

A police spokeswoman told Chris Lynch Media a woman was taken into custody following the incident.

Police were called at around 2.25pm after reports of a person making threats with a weapon in a carpark.

Police attended and subsequently took the person into custody.

Thankfully, no one was injured.

Enquiries to establish the circumstances of the incident are ongoing the police spokeswoman said.

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch

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