WEST BEND – A man armed with a knife walked into the West Bend Community Memorial Library on Tuesday, shouting at poll workers and demanding that they “stop the voting.”
The incident happened around 12:35 p.m. Tuesday, according to the West Bend Police Department.
Officers responded and took the 38-year-old man into custody. No injuries were reported.
Voting was paused for more than 30 minutes while police worked to secure the scene. It resumed after 1:00 p.m. Tuesday.
The incident remains under investigation, but police said in a press release that charges against the man would be “forthcoming.”