Press Release

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...

4.6.15 Arrest in Shooting, Lafayette St.

6 April 2015 by Todd Umstead

On April 5th, 2015 at approx. 1:34 pm, Lancaster City Police officers responded to the 400 blk. of Lafayette Street for the report of shots fired. Officers located a 27-year-old male victim with a gunshot wound to the leg. The victim was transported to Lancaster General Hospital.

4.6.15 Aggravated Assault of Child

6 April 2015 by Todd Umstead

On Thursday, March 19, 2015 Lancaster City Police detectives were notified by Lancaster County Children and Youth that a 6-month-old male victim had been admitted to Lancaster General Hospital with cocaine in his system. The infant was transferred to Penn State Hershey Medical Center for further treatment due to the...