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Police Look for Masked Subject in Newtown Township

Police Tuesday night asked residents for more information on a man acting strange and wearing a mask in Newtown Township.

 

Officers from Newtown Township have been probing reports of a suspicious masked person in the area near the Providence Court cul-de-sac.

The suspicious subject is described to be tall, dressed in black and wearing a white mask, police said.

Police reported Tuesday night that a subject has run away when approached.

So far, police have received information that the masked subject has been spotted in the wooded area behind the neighborhood and in the retention basin.

Officers have not located the subject as of Tuesday night and are asking residents to keep an eye out for the person.

Police warned in a Facebook post that residents should not "attempt to identify the person yourself." Instead, they should call 911.

Those with non-emergency information on the incident should contact the police tipline, 215-504-2201.

 

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Coco's Mom September 05, 2012 at 12:03 PM
Any update on this story?
Tom Sofield September 05, 2012 at 12:12 PM
We will be following up with police shortly. - TS
Pat September 05, 2012 at 12:43 PM
Also, who keeps hiring registered sex offenders in Newtown Boro? I have gotten 2 emails from the Megan's law website notifying me of their presences.
Tom Sofield September 05, 2012 at 01:18 PM
No new information on the incident from police except that officers are continuing to check the area.
Tom Sofield September 05, 2012 at 01:44 PM
Correction: The article originally stated the incident happened Wednesday. In reality, it occurred Tuesday night. I was a day ahead. - TS
Sandy September 05, 2012 at 08:05 PM
How can I live here since 1955 and still not know where Providence Court cul de sac is ??
Tom Sofield September 06, 2012 at 02:03 AM
Sandy - Off Twinning Bridge Road.

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