Man tried to enter Jonestown Elementary before police chase that ended in capture

1 min read206 views and 116 shares Posted February 7, 2019

According to a report by CBS 21, an armed man attempted to enter Jonestown Elementary school this afternoon.

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The report says that State Police responded to the school after receiving reports that a suspicious man was in the Jonestown Borough talking to students. The man then apparently tried to enter Jonestown Elementary with school officials noticing a gun and contacting police themselves.

The report says that a footchase ensued, followed by the man stealing a Jonestown Borough vehicle. He is now in custody.

The incident held up dismissal.

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According to the WGAL-8 report, there will be counselors on hand tomorrow for studens and staff to talk to someone.

According to the WGAL-8 report, there will be counselors on hand tomorrow for studens and staff to talk to someone.

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We will update this post as more information is released.

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