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Police arrest wanted man

Police arrest wanted man

Thursday, 27 February 2014 - 3:37pm

Canterbury

Christchurch Police have confirmed that a man wanted in connection with domestic violence incidents in Woolston earlier this month has been arrested and will appear in court next week.

James Arthur Matthew William Brown, aged 47, of Christchurch was arrested this afternoon at Christchurch Hospital.

He has been charged with threatening to kill, assaulting a female, assault with a weapon and intentional damage. He has been granted Police bail and will appear in the Christchurch District Court next Tuesday [4 March].

Police are still investigating the circumstances of an incident in which Brown was injured, resulting in his admission to hospital last week.

No further comment will be made as the matter is now before the courts.

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