On Sunday 1/29/2017 at approximately 2001 hrs. Officers from Platoon B responded to a residence on the 600 blk. Rockland St. for a report of a fight that was in-progress. Upon arrival Officers found that a 58 year old male had suffered a stab wound to his back near the left shoulder blade.
Officers were told that the victim had been engaged in a physical altercation with Andrew Illingsworth. During the fight, Illingsworth produced a folding knife and stabbed the victim on his back, causing a laceration. The victim fell to the ground. Illingsworth kicked the victim on is head and then fled the area on foot.
The victim was transported to a hospital for treatment. His injuries were not considered to be life-threatening.
Off. Barrie filed a Criminal Complaint against Illingsworth and requested that a warrant be issued for Illingsworth's arrest. Illingsworth was charged with Aggravated Assault (F2) and Simple Assault (M2) before MDJ Reuter.
Anyone with information on this case or the current location of Illingsworth is asked to contact Lancaster City Bureau of Police at 717-735-3300. Anonymous tips can also be submitted through this Crime Watch page.
All persons accused of a crime are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in court.
*****Illingsworth was taken into custody on 14 April 2017*****