SWAT Team assists with arrest of suspect in Plover home invasion

Published: Dec. 20, 2021 at 1:50 AM CST
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PLOVER, Wis. (WSAW) - A 32-year-old man is in Portage County Jail following a home invasion Sunday afternoon in Plover.

Plover Police said it happened around 4 p.m. on the 2800 block of Washington Avenue.

The armed suspect entered the home and would not let the alleged victim leave. The victim was able to escape and contact the police.

Authorities believed the suspect was still inside and set up a perimeter. The Steven Point/Plover SWAT team and negotiator assisted. The suspect was later arrested.

Police are recommending he be charged with threats to injure, false imprisonment, intimidation of a victim, strangulation and suffocation, kidnapping and battery and disorderly conduct.

The name of the suspect has not been released at this time.

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