A 31-year-old George Town woman is in police custody and assisting with enquiries following an incident near a school in George Town this morning, Tasmania Police say.
Police allege the woman was in Agnes Street near Port Dalrymple School in a highly agitated state behaving in a disorderly manner. The school enacted their emergency response procedures.
A number of police units quickly responded to the incident and the woman was apprehended a short time later at a nearby residence. She has been detained to appear in an out-of-hours session at the Launceston Magistrates Court later today.
Police investigations are continuing.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Tasmania Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers anonymously.