Police in west suburban Brookfield were searching for a woman who stabbed her male partner during a domestic incident Monday, prompting a massive search and schools to lock down, authorities said.
In a tweet at approximately 3:18 p.m., the village of Brookfield Public Safety reported one person was stabbed and advised residents to stay away from the area surrounding the 4400 block of Madison Avenue.
Police searched the area for a female suspect who fled the scene and was believed to be unarmed, according to authorities.
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In an update on Twitter at approximately 5:31 p.m., police said the area was clear, but didn't provide additional details, including if the suspect had been apprehended.
Later in the evening, police tweeted a male victim was stabbed by his female partner in a domestic-related incident. There was no danger to the greater public as the incident was believed to be isolated, authorities said.
The investigation was ongoing as of Monday night.