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UPDATE: One man arrested following disturbance in Appleton

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TUESDAY 11/09/2021 9: 55 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV)- Appleton Police arrested one man following reports of a disturbance near Woodmere Court and Silvercrest Dr.

News of the initial incident caused a police presence to gather in the area that caused people to have to avoid the area.

According to the release, officers received information of the disturbance around 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 9, that was near an apartment on the crossroads of Woodmere and Silvercrest.

Upon arriving at the scene, APD could hear a disturbance and thus entered the apartment. This caused one resident to flee the apartment, while another individual moved deeper into the apartment while armed with a knife.

Law Enforcement spoke to the man who was barricaded for nearly 90 minutes before he was taken into custody without resistance. He is being confined to Outagamie County Jail on charges including burglary while armed, false imprisonment, and failure to comply with Officers.

No significant injuries have been reported. No further information has been released at this time. Local Five will update this story when more details are made public.

UPDATE: Appleton PD has cleared the area, no threat to the community

TUESDAY 11/09/2021 8: 10 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV)- The Appleton Police Department has completed their investigation that they announced on Tuesday, November 9.

The investigation led to a police presence in the area of Woodmere Court and Silvercrest Drive, authorities asked community members to temporarily avoid the area.

News of the police presence clearing was shared on the APD’s Twitter on Tuesday, November 9, around 7:40 p.m.

Authorities are hoping to inform the community with more details soon. Police can say that there is no active threat to the public at this time.

No other information has been released. Local Five will update this story when more details emerge.

HAPPENING NOW: Police presence at Woodmere Ct. and Silvercrest Dr. in Appleton

TUESDAY 11/09/2021 6:57 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV)- The Appleton Police Department is currently in the area of Woodmere Court and Silvercrest Drive due to an active investigation.

Law Enforcement shared details of their presence on their social media account on Tuesday, November 9.

APD suggested to the community to use alternative routes and to avoid the area of these crossroads while they respond to the scene.

No other information has been released at this time. Local Five will update this story as new details become available to the public.

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