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Man in custody following incident in Brooksville

It started just before 10 a.m. Thursday at a home on the Wharf Road.
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Published: Jan. 21, 2022 at 11:19 AM EST
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BROOKSVILLE, Maine (WABI) - Police say a man is now in custody following an incident near the elementary school in Brooksville.

It started just before 10 a.m. Thursday at a home on the Wharf Road.

Authorities say a woman called police saying her grandson had threatened her life with a gun and shot her car several times, disabling it.

The woman was able to safely leave the home.

Police did make contact with the man over several hours.

The 38-year-old was taken into custody just before 9 p.m. Thursday.

His name has not been released.

We’re told he was taken to a local hospital for treatment unrelated to this incident.

An officer was at the Brooksville Elementary School during the day as a precaution.

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