Heartfelt thanks to the Wilmington Lions Club for their generous donation to K9 Mao! We will look for a special piece of equipment that will assist the K9 unit when situations occur such as we had in town yesterday. Thank you Lions Club! ... See MoreSee Less

Heartfelt thanks to the Wilmington Lions Club for their generous donation to K9 Mao!  We will look for a special piece of equipment that will assist the K9 unit when situations occur such as we had in town yesterday. Thank you Lions Club!

Both bad guys went to jail, all police officers went home safe. ... See MoreSee Less

Both bad guys went to jail, all police officers went home safe.

 

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Glad the bad guys went to jail; extra glad all police officers went home safe, but oh my gosh, 17 years old?! What are those kids thinking!

Great Job to all the police men and women fir keeping everyone safe🇺🇸🇺🇸🙌🙌

I am so proud of our Police officers and the job they did. That they did it diligently and no one was harmed. Great job.

They kept our children safe and cancelled school. They did a great job and its even better news when everyone walks away unharmed!

Great job to all officers and agencies involved!

Great Job! Thank you to all who assisted in the search. Thank you all for keeping our community safe!

Glad to hear all the officers are safe. Thank you for your service and keeping the public informed.

Thank you WPD for handling this situation and keeping us updated and our families safe. !!!

17.... How incredibly sad to have thrown your life into the gutter already. It happens every day, but it's still sad. Glad it all ended safely for all parties. Waking up to SWAT trucks, K9 units, and choppers was eventful but let's hope its not repeated for a very, very long time!

Job well done! Glad you all came home safe and sound.

Great job! So glad no one was hurt!

Thank you to all first responders and officers!

Great job, WPD and to the school district for keeping us informed and ensuring the safety of our kiddos!!

Great job by the police and community members! So glad all the police officers are able to go home to their families tonight!

Good job ! I was wondering what Elwood police were doing over there on my way home from work . Walked in the door & saw it on the news .

Congratulations to all for a job well done!! Most important thing is that everyone went home to their families safe and sound.

Thank you everyone for a job well done. Glad you all were safe.

Great job to everyone involved today. Glad everyone was able to go home to their families. I’m proud to call Wilmington my home. Born,raised and still live here today and I wouldn’t have it any other way.

Great job to our men and women in blue! Also to all the other departments and agencies that helped!

Thank you for all your hard work and for keeping our community safe.

Awesome work to all departments involved. 👮‍♂️

Thank you, job well done.

Great job by all! I'm proud of you all! ♥️

Thank you for all you do!

Great work, thanks to all the police involved

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UPDATE AT 10:07AM: SUSPECT HAS BEEN APPREHENDED.
Several police agencies are conducting a manhunt in the Northcrest area of Wilmington. While we have one person in custody, there is a second still at large. He is described as a male black with a light complexion, approximately 6’ tall wearing a white shirt and blue jeans. Please call 9-1-1 if he is seen. Residents in the area are asked to stay in their homes.
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Thank you, WPD, for keeping us all safe today!

The best in Blue! Great Job protecting our community💙

Be safe every one ! Oh my goodness.

Great job guys. Thank god no one Was hurt.

Thank you to all Officers involved!

Thank you! Great work!

Thank you Sue I'll keep my eyes open

I would like a update. This is too close to my home.

Thank you WPD for your protection !

Glad everyone is safe nobody dead or taken hostage. God does answer prayers 👼❤

Be aware of your surroundings everyone!

Great job WPD!!

Wilmington, Illinois....

Has there been any Updates? Posts I read earlier this morning have been taken down and no updates in well over an hour. Just curious.

Be safe Blue! Please update..

Are you keeping the kids home from school?

So this makes me feel really safe you guys

This suspect could work for nexus employment cuz I used to work for them and I had to wear a white shirt and jeans so this guy is wearing white shirt and jeans so I believe he works for the staffing agency Nexus

Stay save wpd and Wilmington residence

Are you going out to work? If so be careful. Lock your doors at work.

Just got home from work and was wondering if they caught the person yet???

Schools locked and secured?

Has anyone heard any new update on this situation?

so is the second one still on the loose or did the second one get caught?? is this an all clear now????

Is he for sure still in Wilmington or is there a chance he’s hitched a ride out of town?

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