Police in West Bend, Wisconsin arrested a man yesterday who showed up at a polling place wielding a knife and demanding that workers "stop the voting." According to news reports, voters and children hunkered down in a "closed-door voting room" for safety while police arrested the 38-year-old suspect. From MSN:
The library is a polling location for West Bend, a city of over 30,000 people north of Milwaukee in the southeast part of the state.
"All library staff, election officials, and citizens are safe and the polling site is re-opened," West Bend police said, adding that they "would like to thank the library staff for taking quick action and voters who waited patiently to vote."