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Oswego

BREAKING: Oswego police say fleeing man was picked up by an acquaintance

UPDATED AT 7:34 P.M. TUESDAY, SEPT. 10

Oswego police have completed their search for a man in the vicinity of the Churchill Club subdivision and the Fox Bend Golf Course, north of Wolf's Crossing Road.

Police said the man was picked up by an acquaintance and traveled out of the Oswego area.

In a statement issued at about 7 p.m., police said they are continuing to actively investigate the incident.

Police said the incident began at approximately 3:30 p.m. when officers were dispatched to a home in the 400 block of Torrington Court on a report of a domestic incident. As officers responded, the caller reported than an ex-boyfriend of one of the residents had just fled from the home in a red Chevrolet after allegedly threatening and gesturing to shoot one of the residents.

Police said no gun was displayed, however, the caller reported that the man was known to possess a gun.

The man was last seen running into a subdivision at the northeast corner of Wolf's Crossing Road and Douglas Road North. Police immediately converged on the area, established a perimeter and began searching for the man.

A K-9 search was conducted and a drone was deployed to aid in searching the area, including the grounds of Fox Bend Golf Course, according to police.

Wolf's Crossing Road was shut down to traffic between Southbury Boulevard and Douglas Road, and two schools and a child care facility nearby were placed on lockdown.

After about two hours. police said they were able to establish phone contact with the man and determined he had been picked up by an acquaintance and had traveled out of the Oswego area.

In their statement, police extended thanks to all the law enforcement agencies that responded to the incident, including the Naperville Police Department K-9 Unit, Montgomery Police, Kendall County Sheriff's Office and the Illinois State police.

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