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5.19.15 Police Officer Shot, Suspect Killed

19 May 2015 by Todd Umstead

At 12:27 PM, May 19, Lancaster City Police Officers responded to 305 E. Chestnut St. after receiving information that a wanted person was at this address. Officers confirmed that an arrest warrant existed for the subject and confirmed that he was at this location.

5.7.15 UPDATE Shooting Investigation - Wanted Person

7 May 2015 by Todd Umstead

   On May 6th, 2015 at approximately 1:08 pm, Lancaster City Police Officers responded to calls for shots fired in the area of the 300 blk. of S. Queen Street.  Soon after officers arrived they learned that a two-year-old child was struck in the foot.

5.6.15 Shooting

6 May 2015 by Todd Umstead

At approximately 1:08 pm Lancaster City Police responded to the area of Strawberry St. and Locust St. for a report of multiple gunshots. Officers patrolling nearby quickly arrived at the scene. It was initially determined that a male shooter fired multiple gunshots at a sedan containing several occupants.

5.5.15 Need Help in Robbery Investigation

5 May 2015 by Todd Umstead

Lancaster City Police are seeking assistance from the public regarding an armed robbery investigation. On April 17, 2015 at approximately 9:34 a.m. a 72-year-old city man was walking in the area of the 1st blk. of N. Mary St.

5.5.2015 Scam Alert!

5 May 2015 by Todd Umstead

SCAM  ALERT! Over the last four hours we have had two similar incidents: An unknown subject calls the victims on their cell phones. The suspect tells the victim they have a family member who was in a car accident and that the caller assaulted the family member.

4.14.15 Stabbing Investigation

14 April 2015 by Todd Umstead

On April 13, 2015, at approx. 8:52 p.m., officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police were notified via County Dispatch that a stabbing victim just arrived at a local hospital. Officers and detectives responded to the hospital and soon learned that this stabbing occurred in the 500 block of...

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