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Danube Man Arrested in Willmar for Threats of Violence

A Danube man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after threatening he would “shoot the place up” at a Willmar business.

At just after 2pm, police were dispatched to a business at the 4100 block of south 1st St. The caller said there was a man at the business who was unhappy and made the threat.

The caller also said the same man had been at the business a few days before and at that time had threatened to return with a firearm.

Employees were evacuated as officers were responding to the scene.

Officers arrived a short time later and confronted the suspect inside the business.

The 72-year-old suspect was compliant and was quickly secured by officers on scene and taken to the Kandiyohi County Jail to face charges.

Authorities say no firearm was located on the suspect.