Police tackle man who went under police tape at suspicious package incident

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MILWAUKEE —  Milwaukee police on Monday morning, May 21st responded to the area of Wisconsin Avenue and Plankinton Avenue for reports of a suspicious package.

After police had already established a perimeter around the suspicious package, viewer video appears to show a man go under the police tape and empty the contents of the package onto the roadway. Moments later, several officers tackle the man in the street.

Suspicious package incident (Credit: Susan Kammers)
Police are asking motorists to avoid the area.

Suspicious package near Wisconsin and Plankinton (Photo courtesy: Wendy R.)

Suspicious package near Wisconsin and Plankinton (Photo courtesy: Wendy R.)

No injuries have been reported.

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