In custody: Officials respond to person who barricaded themself inside Sturtevant home
STURTEVANT — The Racine County Sheriff’s Office reports a person barricaded themselves inside a home located on Highway H, south of Highway 11 in Sturtevant Friday afternoon, October 16th.
Authorities are unsure what time the situation started, but say Sturtevant police have been on scene for approximately four hours.
Highway H was blocked off at Highway 11 due to this situation — this is the intersection of 105th and Durand Avenue.
Authorities say at approximately 4:30 p.m., they were able to make their way into the residence and take the person into custody. They were transported to the hospital for medical and mental evaluation.
The Racine County Sheriff’s Office and tactical officers assisted Sturtevant police at the scene.