A  man from Willmar has been arrested after allegedly threatening someone with a baseball bat.

Patrick Scott Tempel, 30, of Willmar, reportedly barricaded himself in an apartment and threatened police.  The incident took place  an apartment building in the 1000 block of 2nd St SE in Willmar.

When officers arrived on the scene they reportedly tried to talk with Tempel. He allegedly stabbed a knife through the door several times and made threats about having and using a firearm against police.

Officers evacuated nearby apartments and the SWAT team was activated. He was arrested without incident.

Tempel is currently being held in the Kandiyohi County Jail.  He is facing a variety of charges including charges of 2nd degree assault, threats of violence and possession of dangerous weapons.