Normal, IL – Armed Individual Taken into Custody on E. Phoenix Ave.


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Normal, IL – An armed individual was taken into custody Thursday morning on E. Phoenix Ave. in Normal after officers from the Normal Police Department responded to reports of a subject with a knife.

According to the Normal Police Department, officers arrived on the scene at approximately 11:10 a.m., establishing a perimeter and communicating with the individual. By 11:19 a.m., the subject was apprehended and transported by Normal Fire Department personnel for a mental health evaluation. Assistance was provided by the Illinois State University Police and the McLean County Sheriff’s Department.

Anyone with information on the incident is encouraged to contact Normal PD at 309-454-9535 or provide an anonymous tip through Tip411 by texting NORMALPD to 847411.


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