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Man charged with threatening to kill National MP Simeon Brown

A man has been arrested and charged with threatening to kill National MP Simeon Brown.

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The 25-year-old man is due to appear in Hutt Valley District Court on May 13. Source: 1 NEWS

Police say the 25-year-old man was arrested today without incident at a Lower Hutt property.

“I would like to acknowledge the outstanding work of our staff from both the Criminal Investigation Branch in Counties Manukau, where the original complaint was received, and the team in Lower Hutt who located the alleged offender today," says Wellington Field Crime Manager Detective Inspector Darrell Harpur.

"They worked closely together under urgency to get this result."

The man is due to appear in the Hutt Valley District Court on Thursday, May 13, where he will face a charge of threatening to kill.