15 Dec 2009

Man charged with possessing knife at PM's Kumeu office

6:31 pm on 15 December 2009

A man has been arrested and charged with possession of a knife after an incident at the Prime Minister's electoral office in Kumeu, north of Auckland.

The incident happened at about 3.50pm on Tuesday.

Mr Key was not at the electorate office at the time and nobody was injured.

The man, 46, is in police custody and will appear in Waitakere District Court on Wednesday.