25 Sep 2014

Man arrested after ACC bomb call

7:20 pm on 25 September 2014

A 53-year-old Whangarei man has been arrested in relation to a bomb threat made to the National ACC call centre in Wellington earlier today.

A police spokesperson said the threatening phone call came in about 11am and, as a precaution, the building and a handful near it were evacuated for a brief period.

The 53-year-old man was arrested this afternoon and is due to appear in the Whangarei District Court tomorrow.