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Minnesota Capitol Goes Into Brief Lockdown After Police Pursuit Ends Outside Complex

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — A police pursuit came to an end just outside the Minnesota State Capitol complex in St. Paul Wednesday evening, prompting a brief lockdown.

Minnesota House Press Secretary Ted Modrich tells WCCO that “the House went into recess, members and staff were asked to remain in the Chamber, and the Capitol Complex was placed under a lockdown.”

(credit: CBS)

It appears the vehicle took out a light pole outside of the complex. WCCO is working to get more details on the pursuit.

Source: CBS Minnesota

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