Suspect in Vernon Co. standoff in custody

Vernon County officials confirm a suspect is in custody in connection with an overnight standoff.

According to La Crosse County dispatch, the situation started around 11 Tuesday night with a reported armed robbery in a La Crosse area bar. The suspect allegedly used a shotgun in the robbery, drove away and ended up sitting in their vehicle for hours on a roadside between Westby and Viroqua. The La Crosse County BearCat was sent to assist.

No injuries are reported and the suspect’s name has not been released.

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