4 Sep 2014

Hamilton arrest after WINZ threat

5:04 pm on 4 September 2014

A man has been arrested in connection with threats made to staff at the Work and Income office in Hamilton East overnight.

Police say the 42-year-old was arrested when armed officers went to a property in Firth Street this afternoon and is being interviewed.

Inspector Marcus Lynam, of Waikato, says all threats are being treated seriously.