CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) -- A man was arrested Tuesday morning after an incident at a Chippewa Falls hotel.
Chippewa Falls Police say Thomas Harding Jr. stole a vehicle in Lake Hallie on Monday afternoon and then ran his ex-girlfriend's vehicle off the road on Highway X. After a brief chase, Harding evaded capture.
Tuesday morning, authorities were notified that Harding was in a room at the AmericInn in Chippewa Falls and was armed with a handgun.
The SWAT team and officers removed hotel guests from the area and after a brief struggle, Harding was arrested. A gun, along with meth and drug paraphernalia, were found in the hotel room.
Harding faces a number of charges.