Person in Custody after ‘Possible Hostage Situation’ on Greyhound Bus

WADSWORTH, Ill. (WGN-TV) – A person is in custody after a police pursuit of a Greyhound bus near the Wisconsin-Illinois border late Friday.

According to Illinois State Police, the pursuit began in Wisconsin on I-94 around 10 p.m. after a report of an armed suspect aboard the bus.

FOX40 sister station WGN-TV reports the pursuit crossed into Illinois and the bus eventually stopped near the exit ramp to Route 173.

Initially, authorities reported a “possible hostage situation.”

Forty passengers were able to evacuate the bus and no injuries were reported, according to police.

Authorities announced the suspect was in custody after 12:30 a.m., according to WGN-TV.

Lanes remain closed while the investigation continues.

Drivers are advised to avoid the area.

This is a developing story.  Check back for updates.