Man with no vaccine pass violent at bar: police

A man armed with a knife became violent at a Dunedin bar over not having a Covid-19 vaccine pass, police say.

Police were called after the man got into an argument at The Bog in George St about 8.35pm yesterday and locked himself in a bathroom.

Senior Sergeant Anthony Bond said the man then came out with a knife and smashed a window with his hand.

Police arrested the man but not before he injured an officer, who most likely has a broken hand, Snr Sgt Bond said. 

A 46-year-old man will appear in the Dunedin District Court this morning.

 

 

 

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