Police reveal latest on knife-wielding man
INVESTIGATIONS are continuing into a two-hour stand-off in Grafton on Sunday when a male resident allegedly livestreamed threats while wielding a knife on social media.
Just after 9am, officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District were called to a home on Turf Street, Grafton, after concerns were raised for the welfare of a male occupant.
When police arrived, the man was armed with a knife and made verbal threats towards officers prompting authorities to bring in tactical support.
Specialist resources attended and just before 12pm, the 29-year-old man was arrested and taken to Grafton Police Station, before being conveyed to Coffs Harbour Health Campus Hospital for assessment.
It's understood Coffs/Clarence Police are currently awaiting the man's release from the hospital in order to lay charges over the incident.