ACT Policing has arrested a 16-year-old male youth following an alleged incident involving a knife in Narrabundah yesterday (Sunday, August 2).
Around 9.30pm police attended the incident on reports of the male youth allegedly threatening four other juveniles with a meat cleaver.
Police located the alleged offender in a near-by street. After a foot chase involving two officers the alleged offender was apprehended. During the arrest one the officers sustained a small laceration to the side of his head. The officer was treated by ACT Ambulance staff at Woden Police Station; he did not need to attend hospital.
The male youth was charged with common assault and possessing an offensive weapon with intent. He will appear before the ACT Children’s Court this morning (August 3).