Hutt Hospital lockdown – man arrested

Thursday, 9 August 2018 – 7:18am

Police have arrested a 35-year-old Upper Hutt man this morning in relation to the lockdown at Hutt Hospital on the evening of Wednesday 6 August.

The hospital was locked down for a short time on Wednesday evening as a precautionary measure while Police investigated an alleged assault and potential threat towards a patient. 

The man is in Police custody and will appear in the Lower Hutt District Court today on various charges including breach of bail.


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