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Victim and Children Saved after Fond du Lac SWAT Team Breeches Ending 5 Hour Standoff

On Wednesday, January 25 at 1:48 AM, the Fond du Lac Police Department responded to an address on N. Peters Avenue in response to a domestic abuse incident which involved the threat of a gun. 

Responding officers included members of the Fond du Lac Police Department and the Fond du Lac Sheriff’s Office. The Fond du Lac Police Department’s SWAT team was also deployed along with members of the Fond du Lac Fire Department’s EMS.

After a five hour standoff, members of the Fond du Lac Police Department made entry into the residence to rescue the victim and her four children. Shortly after the rescue the suspect, a 25-year-old Fond du Lac man, was taken into custody without further incident. 

The rescue and the apprehension of the suspect resulted in no injuries to the victims, the suspect or the officers.

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