EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – The Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Office is reportedly searching for a reportedly ‘armed and dangerous’ individual involved in a domestic dispute Saturday night. Law enforcement responded to the 3200 block OF W. Cameron Street in the Town of Union around 11:45 p.m. for a report of a physical domestic disturbance involving a firearm. Upon arrival, deputies found a woman and child outside.
The woman stated that 28-year-old Mitchell Henke threatened to kill her and the child, pistol-whipped and physically assaulted her. She told deputies Henke was back in the residence along with a 2-year-old child. The Eau Claire County Regional Swat Team rescued the 2-year-old through a bedroom window. When the swat team entered the residence, Henke was not found. The firearm used during the assault was also not found.
Law enforcement says Henke is wanted for several felony charges and should not be approached. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Eau Claire Communications Center.