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Suspect in custody after Greyhound bus pursuit across state lines, police say

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WADSWORTH, Ill. —  A person is in custody after a police pursuit of a Greyhound bus near the Wisconsin-Illinois border, Illinois State Police said. Approximately 40 passengers aboard the bus were safely removed and no injuries were reported, police said. 

Police say the situation started after they received a report of a disorderly and possibly armed suspect aboard the bus in Wisconsin near the Illinois border, CBS affiliate WDJT reports. Greyhound said in a statement that the incident began around 9:50 p.m. CT. 

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

Authorities announced the unidentified suspect was in custody after 12:30 a.m. All lanes of I-94 were closed while several law enforcement agencies investigated the incident, WDJT reports, and the roadway was still closed as of 12:30 a.m.

No further information was immediately available. An investigation is ongoing. 

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