Person in custody after incident on Greyhound bus bound for Chicago

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WADSWORTH, Ill. – A person is in custody after a police pursuit of a Greyhound bus near the Wisconsin-Illinois border late Friday.

According to Illinois State Police, the pursuit began in Wisconsin on I-94 around 10 p.m. after a report of an armed man on the bus.

Passengers say a man was threatening to kill people on the back of the bus.

Police swarmed the bus, after passengers called 911.

The pursuit crossed into Illinois, and the bus eventually stopped near the exit ramp to Route 173.

Passengers say police tried to stop the bus twice using spike strips, but the driver kept going.

They say he only stopped after they all started yelling at him.

Pictures from the scene show the bus with a flat tire.

40 passengers were able to evacuate the bus and no injuries were reported, according to police.

Authorities announced the suspect was in custody after 12:30 a.m.

Charges are pending.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.





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