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Man arrested in Milton knife incident

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 3/05/2017

Police © Getty Police An incident that led to children at two schools and a kindergarten being kept inside in the Otago town of Milton has ended peacefully and without injury, police say.

Officers were alerted around 12.30pm on Wednesday after a man took possession of knives at an address and his family expressed concern for his well-being.

The man was later seen walking along Union Street with a knife in each hand.

Police say he was taken into custody without incident around 1.30pm and is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday in relation to what happened.

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