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MINOCQUA, WIS (WSAW) Two people were arrested Tuesday after they used a hatchet and a meat tenderizer to threaten and hold a health care provider against her will according to the Minocqua Police Department.
Officers responded to an emergency call around 4:45 p.m. after a panic alarm was triggered on the second floor of the Marshfield Clinic in Minocqua. The officers were advised that two people were causing a disturbance and weapons were involved.
The suspects were allegedly holding a care provider against her will and threatening to harm her with the weapons. Due to quick action by the clinic’s staff both suspects were subdued until officers arrived.
Joseph Buza, 70, and Jillian Buza, 39, both of Eagle River, were taken into custody and booked into the Oneida County Jail with multiple charges referred against them.
Along with the hatchet and meat tenderizer, a loaded gun and ammunition were also discovered in a bag belonging to the suspects.
The incident is still under investigation by the Minocqua Police Department.