Sturgis Police Says Situation Ended Peacefully
By: Mike Stiles - Friday, September 25, 2020

(STURGIS) – A situation on the south side of Sturgis Thursday afternoon ended without any injuries.

In a media release, Sturgis Interim Director of Public Safety Ryan Banaszak says officers were sent to the 500 block of South Clay Street at 2:19 PM after receiving reports of a person who barricaded himself in a house and was armed.

Officers contacted the person by telephone and talked them into peacefully exiting the home.

The individual was transported to a local hospital for evaluation.

Banaszak says criminal charges are not anticipated at this time.


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