Media release

Charges – Armed with offensive weapon – Darwin CBD


Northern Territory Police have charged a 25-year-old man for being armed with an offensive weapon following an incident that occurred in Austin Lane last night.

At 7:15pm, Darwin general duties members received reports of a man with an edged weapon.

The man was arrested and taken to the Palmerston Watch House where he was later charged with armed with an offensive weapon, assault a worker who suffered harm, disorderly behaviour in a public place and indecent behaviour in a police station.

He was remanded to appear in Darwin Local Court today.