Media release

Call for Witnesses - Armed Person - Coconut Grove

Police

Northern Territory Police are calling for witnesses to an incident which occurred in the vicinity of Nightcliff Shopping Centre at approximately 5:00pm yesterday afternoon.

Police received a number of reports of a man armed with a knife lunging at vehicles on Dick Ward Drive in Coconut Grove and threatening persons in the car park of the Nightcliff Shopping Centre. He appeared to be of Aboriginal appearance and was wearing a white shirt, striped shorts and a black cap.

A 20-year-old man was apprehended at the scene and has been remanded in custody to appear in Darwin Local Court on Monday 16 September.

Investigations continue.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is urged to contact police on 131 444 and quote reference number 9077244.

PFES Media