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UPDATE: Police respond to early morning call of a disturbance with makeshift weapons

Police block off area on Main Avenue in Moorhead

MOORHEAD -- Police briefly closed down a portion of Main Avenue Wednesday, June 17, as they investigated a reported disturbance.

Around 3:30 a.m., Moorhead police officers responded to 100 block of 16th Street South to a disturbance call with possible weapons, as reported by an individual call.

Police officers used squad cars were used to block off part on Main Ave. near JC Chumley's.

Officers were seen using a bull horn to call people outside a home at 1604 Main Ave.

One person came out of the home carrying a child.


A WDAY News photographer on the scene saw police detaining a man during the incident.

Officers were seen entering the home with guns drawn.

Police cleared the scene and completely reopened Main Ave. shortly before 5 a.m.

An officer told WDAY News no arrests were made and there is no threat to the public.

During the investigation by officers, proof of guns being used was not found, but multiple parties were found to be fighting with makeshift weapons like a knife.

At least one person sought medical attention as a result of the disturbance but not one individual has been arrested until formal charges can be determined.

Both the Clay County Sheriff's Office and Moorhead Police Department responded to this incident.

Investigation remains open for this incident.

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