ACT Policing has arrested a man after an incident in Kingston where it is alleged he pulled a knife on another man earlier today (Friday, January 27).
About midday police received the report and attended Giles Street in Kingston.
The victim was at the ATM outside the IGA when the alleged offender approached. An altercation between the two took place with the alleged offender producing a knife. The victim defended himself and punched the alleged offender in the face.
The alleged offender fled in a blue Ford Laser. Police located him shortly after in a nearby suburb where he was arrested.
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Police have sealed off part of the area on Giles Street while they investigate the incident.
The alleged offender may face a charge of Possess Offensive Weapon with Intent and a number of traffic offences.
Anyone who witnessed the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.