9 Oct 2015

Rifle carrying man arrested in Christchurch

11:36 am on 9 October 2015

Canterbury police have arrested a man allegedly seen walking a stolen motorbike down a Christchurch street and carrying a rifle and ammunition.

Members of the public called the police yesterday afternoon, after seeing the armed man in a residential street.

Detectives said the man was arrested and charged and there will be a court appearance in the Christchurch District Court this morning.