Man in corn field surrounded by SWAT Team and police
O’FALLON (KPLR) – Police have surrounded a man in a corn field in rural St. Charles County. They say that he has a high powered weapon and may be suicidal. The SWAT team is also on the scene.
Police have a helicopter over the area. The SWAT Team is trying to communicate with the suspect by a public address (PA) system from an armored truck. They say that the suspect is threatening to harm himself.
Traffic has been disrupted in the area near Dalbow road and Highway 79. Highway 79 and Y have been closed.