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Police converge on Fond du Lac property after reported disturbance

Officers from the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, Fond du Lac Police Department and other agencies were responding this morning to a call of a disturbance at a pipeline protesters’ camp on Brevator Road north of Cloquet, on the Fond du Lac Reservation.

A man reported another person at the camp had an assault rifle and there were reports of a disturbance involving people at the site which has been the base camp for water protectors, the groups protesting the proposed Enbridge Energy Line 3 replacement pipeline.

Dave Phillips, St. Louis County undersheriff, said Tuesday morning that no shots had been fired, no one was hurt and that it was unclear if there was any crime committed.

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