BREAKING: Law enforcement officers close State Fair early after incident

Police close the Minnesota State Fair early after an incident Saturday night.

Earlier in the evening, many people could be seen running in different directions.

Several officers and deputies were seen just before 10:30 p.m. with guns in the area and emergency lights turned on

An area near the Midway was cordoned off with masking tape.

Around 11 p.m. the fairgrounds were almost completely cleared by the police

5 EYEWITNESS NEWS has a team on site and is working to find out more.

This is a story in development and will be updated with information as it becomes available.

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