Grant Hackett Reportedly Arrested By Police
Former Olympian Grant Hackett has reportedly been arrested by police at his parent's house on the Gold Coast. 7 News tweeted footage of the troubled swimming champion being driven away in a police car in handcuffs.
7 News tweeted an update, claiming witnesses saw Grant 'going off' and 'stabbing a knife into a chopping block.'
UPDATE: Grant Hackett arrested at his parents house. Witnesses say he was 'going off' and stabbing a knife into a chopping block. https://t.co/pni8pzgEBC— 7 News Queensland (@7NewsQueensland) February 15, 2017
The disgraced swimmer has reportedly been taken into custody and is currently in Southport watch-house.
His father Nev told Courier Mail that his son had been arrested over ‘mental health issues’ but declined to comment further.
More to come as we get it.