Elgin police arrest one following report of person with weapon

  • A report of an individual with a weapon prompted a large Elgin police presence along Wing Park Boulevard Saturday.

      A report of an individual with a weapon prompted a large Elgin police presence along Wing Park Boulevard Saturday. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Elgin police converged on the area of Larkin, Edison and Highland avenues midday Saturday in response to a report of an individual with a weapon.

      Elgin police converged on the area of Larkin, Edison and Highland avenues midday Saturday in response to a report of an individual with a weapon. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Elgin police responded on Saturday to a report of a person with a weapon.

      Elgin police responded on Saturday to a report of a person with a weapon. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

 
 
Posted2/26/2022 2:11 PM

Elgin police officers responded to the area Larkin, Edison and Highland avenues about midday Saturday following a report of a person with a weapon, according to a police department social media post.

Daily Herald photographer Brian Hill observed police using riot shields, long guns, drones and a police dog. Photos show law enforcement vehicles blocking a section of the street.

 

According to an Elgin Police Department social media post, officers took a person into custody without incident. A spokeswoman said the investigation is ongoing.

Police ask anyone with information to call (847) 289-2600 or to text a tip to 847411, with ELGINPD at the beginning of the text.

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