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Police seize machete after shopping centre threat

UPDATE:  Police have seized two knives following threats at a shopping centre in Hervey Bay. 

A 21-year-old woman has also been arrested for obstructing police and public nuisance.

Police have seized a butterfly knife and a machete following the incident which involved a 22-year-old man. 

It is believed the man made threats at Urangan Central Shopping Centre earlier on Wednesday. 

Police are continuing to investigate.  

EARLIER: A 22-YEAR-OLD Police has been arrested and taken into custody after he allegedly made threats at a shopping centre. 

Police were called to Urangan Central Shopping Centre just before 10am. 

Officers are investigating alleged physical and verbal threats made to another person. 

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