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Police: Man armed with knife at hotel taken into custody

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Posted at 8:32 PM, Dec 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-16 21:36:02-05

Police encountered a man with a knife at a Grand Chute hotel Friday after officers responded to a welfare check, according to a news release from the Town of Grand Chute Police Department.

Officers got the call shortly before 5 p.m. to the hotel along the 3600 block of West College Avenue, the release said.

The welfare check was for a 51-year-old Appleton man, with whom officers negotiated after finding him armed with a knife, the release said.

Police took the man into custody without incident, the release said.