Officers are at the scene for a pedestrian struck. This occurred at the intersection of E. King St. and Ann St.
The pedestrian struck was a child. The child is at the hospital for observation and treatment. There is no information on injuries at this time. One of the child's parents was at the scene and is at the hospital.
The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and is speaking with Officers.
The 100 blk. E. Chestnut St. is closed to vehicle & pedestrian traffic as UGI deals with a gas leak. Bureau of Fire & Bureau of Police personnel are assisting with traffic and notifications. Avoid the area as all traffic East on Chestnut St. is being detoured South on Duke St.
Traffic is also being detoured from 300 blk. N. Duke St. west on E. Walnut St.
At 1106 hrs. Monday 9/23/19 Officers from Lancaster Bureau of Police, Platoon D, responded to the 300 blk. Howard Ave. for a report of a shooting.
Upon arrival Officers found a male that had been shot.
Officers and investigators are on-scene. Updates on the investigation will follow later.
Over the past couple days several people have contacted Lancaster Bureau of Police regarding suspicious phone calls. People have reported receiving calls from someone that claims to be a representative of law enforcement. The caller then claims that the person has outstanding warrants. The caller claims that they can satisfy the fines & fees by obtaining a GooglePlay cards and providing the access numbers on the cards. This is a scam. Law Enforcement in Lancaster County will NOT notify you of outstanding warrants over the phone.
Officers, Detectives, EMS & Fire Personnel are on scene for a stabbing incident with multiple victims. Traffic throughout the north side of Lancaster City is being effected. Expect delays until we get N. Queen St. open again.
Shortly after 1300 hrs. Thursday 12/13/18 Lancaster City Police responded to 2 businesses in our jurisdiction that reported receiving bomb threats via email.
Currently we have the 400 blk. N. Duke St. closed to vehicle & pedestrian traffic as we investigate one incident.
Other Officers are checking another similar incident at a business in the Buhrle Industrial center on the 1000 blk. New Holland Ave. No roads have been closed on that incident. All Officers just cleared from that incident at 1401 hrs.
On 26 October 2018 at 1526 hrs. Officers from Platoon D responded to the 600 blk. Hershey Ave. for a (2) vehicle crash, with one of the vehicles being a school bus. The bus had approximately (9) students from Hamilton ES. 2 students were transported to a local hospital for treatment of unspecified injurues. A third student was treated and released at the scene. Those injuries did not appear to be life threatening. SDOL and the transportation company are arranging transportation of the remaining students that have not otherwise picked up by parents at the scene. The 600 blk.