KEYC - Man Arrested After Pursuit, Standoff in Milroy

Man Arrested After Pursuit, Standoff in Milroy

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The Redwood County Sheriff's office was investigating a domestic assault related incident just after 11:30 Wednesday morning. During the course of this investigation, deputies attempted to make a traffic stop on a male individual.  

A brief pursuit ensued and the driver fled into a nearby building. Deputies surrounded the building (which was not named by authorities) and the Brown Lyon Redwood Renville Emergency Response Unit was dispatched to the scene.  

After several hours of negotiations the male suspect was taken into custody.  The Milroy public school was placed on a brief lockdown as a result of this situation. 

The identification of the male is being withheld pending formal charges. 

The Redwood County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Brown/Lyon/Redwood/Renville ERU, Morgan Police Department, Lamberton Police Department, Minnesota State Patrol, Milroy Fire Department, North Ambulance and Wabasso Ambulance.     

-KEYC News 12