1 Jul 2015

Arrest over Hamilton suspicious parcel

9:08 am on 1 July 2015

A man has been arrested in relation to a suspicious package in a Hamilton park.

The package, found yesterday, was discovered by a council cleaner at 8.40am in public toilets in Gower Park. The park was cordoned while police investigated.

Police said a 27-year-old Ngaruawahia had been charged with threatening to harm people or property and would appear in Hamilton District Court today.

City Area Commander, Inspector John Kelly, said the investigation was continuing.