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Marathon County unveils new SWAT truck

MOSINEE (WAOW)--Marathon County has a new crime-fighting tool.  Leaders with the county SWAT team have unveiled their new truck.

It's a Lenco Bearcat SWAT Truck, and it's based off of a Ford 550 Model with a bulletproof exterior.

The armored vehicle cost the county about a quarter of a million dollars.  Officers say the price is small when it comes to the protection it provides.

Officers have used the SWAT truck once following a report of a man who made a gun threat new downtown Wausau.

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