Police threatened with knife

On Wednesday night police were responding to a call for assistance when a male was located walking along North West Coastal Highway, near the intersection of Place Road, Beresford.

He was observed carrying a small black handled knife, tucked up under his right forearm. On police approach, it will be alleged he lifted the knife up towards police, yelling obscenities and behaving in an aggressive manner.

Officers engaged with the male who eventually dropped the knife. He was arrested and conveyed to Geraldton Police Station where he was charged with:

1 x Carry/Possess Article with Intent to Cause Fear

Further inquiries are continuing by police, regarding another outstanding matter.