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Incident at Port Pirie West

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20 May 2024 1:27pm

A woman has been arrested following an incident at Port Pirie West on Saturday.

Police were called to a home on Rodda Street, Port Pirie West just after 6pm on Saturday 18 May to check the welfare of a woman believed to be suffering from a mental health episode.

Police set up cordons around a home and negotiated for several hours with a woman who was armed with a machete.

The incident was resolved about 1am and a 26-year-old Port Pirie woman was detained and taken for a medical assessment. No other person was injured.

Police are continuing to investigate any criminal offences associated with this incident.