Domestic assault call leads to standoff in rural Kandiyohi

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office took a man into custody Sunday after a standoff of several hours in rural Kandiyohi. No one was injured.


GREEN LAKE TOWNSHIP — The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of physical domestic assault which resulted in a standoff with a 35-year-old man from Kandiyohi.

According to the news release from Sheriff's Sgt. Robbie Braness, deputies answered the call at 2:46 a.m. Sunday at a rural Kandiyohi residence located on the 5000 block of 120th Street Northeast in Green Lake Township. When law enforcement arrived, officers believed the suspect was in the residence with a weapon.

A perimeter was set up around the home and the Kandiyohi-Meeker SWAT Team assisted at the scene. After several hours, the suspect was taken into custody without further incident.

There were no other people in the residence and no injuries were reported.

Also assisting were the Willmar Police Department, Minnesota State Patrol, Atwater Ambulance and the Kandiyohi First Responders.

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