FOR RSS

Raw Video: Police Tackle Lawmaker Trying to Bolt Into Wisconsin Capitol

Update:

Milroy has issued a statement in response to the incident. See our story on that here.

---

Wisconsin Democratic State Representative Nick Milroy camped outside the Capitol building on Thursday. This is him on the left:

But sometime Thursday night Milroy decided he would try to move from outside to inside in order to get some clothes out of his office. This conflicted with the current directive to clear and clean the seat of Wisconsin state government. This was the result:

It should be noted that the police were simply doing their job trying to protect the statehouse. The Capitol was officially closed for cleaning and no one was supposed to enter -- or in Milroy's case, try to enter. He was reportedly not arrested but rather restrained.

One last thing…
Watch TheBlaze live and on demand on any device, anywhere, anytime.
try premium
Exclusive video
All Videos
Watch BlazeTV on your favorite device, anytime, anywhere.
Try BlazeTV for Free
Sponsored content
Daily News Highlights

Get the news that matters most delivered directly to your inbox.