Moments ago, West York Officers gave foot chase to an individual armed with a knife and face covering who had reportedly been casing local businesses this evening. The individual was dressed in all black w/ a black bandanna & discarded a large knife while fleeing. Aided by West Manchester, he was subdued in the 1300 block of West Market St. Anyone who saw an individual matching this description this evening is asked to call the WYBPD. He had been reported to be in the area of Smokers Outlet earlier this evening, and at the time of his arrest, had been outside of the Dollar General.
The Tornado Warning for York County has been extended to 7:41 pm. Although the weather system is tracking East, please continue to remain in a safe place. Currently storm predictions indicate the East York / Wrightsville & Lancaster areas will be most effected.
On Wednesday May 15, 2019 at approximately 3:30 PM West Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of the 4300 block of W Market St on Lincoln Highway (SR 30) for report of two vehicle accident with entrapment.
West Manchester Township Police and Fire Department personnel worked to extricate a badly injured driver from his vehicle. Patient was then transported to York Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The patient is identified as Paulin T. Atemekeng of Frederick, MD.
Friends Circle has been closed from Bannister Street to Quaker Court for safety concerns. A sink hole has developed which stretches under the roadway by several feet. Your alternate route is Berlin Court.