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Arrests made after large crowd surrounds police near 25th and Atkinson Monday evening

The Milwaukee Police Department responded to the 4300 block of N. 26th Street around 8 p.m. Monday evening for a gambling complaint.

A male subject fled from officers but the officers caught up to him and the subject struggled with them.

That's when a large crowd surrounded the officers.

Both the subject who fled and a male aggressor from the crowd were taken into custody.

According to police, the subject who fled was arrested for possession of illegal drugs and resisting arrest. The aggressor was arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting an officer.

The investigation remains ongoing. 


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