On February 14, 2018 at approximately 11:35 a.m. the Redwood County Sheriff's Department was investigating a domestic assault related incident.
During the course 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 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 Department 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.