Blade brandished in Queenstown bar: police

Queenstown police are appealing for witnesses after a man allegedly brandished a blade in a bar early today.

Sergeant Mark Gill, of Queenstown, said a 35-year-old Dunedin man allegedly punched a patron and presented a multi-tool blade at 4am in Zephyr Bar, in Searle Ln.

Police were called and a man was arrested nearby.

Sgt Gill said police were yet to identify the victim and called for witnesses to come forward.

The Dunedin man was been charged with assault and threatening behaviour.

He was due to appear in the Queenstown District Court today, but court staff said no hearings were scheduled.

 - Police (03) 441-1600, Crimestoppers 0800 555 111

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