Update: Police respond to disturbance at York school

Written by The Associated Press | Feb 27, 2014 5:53 PM
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Updated at 9:33 p.m.

(York) -- Police say a disturbance at a York city elementary school involved a student's parent and caused some property damage but no injuries.

Police responded to a call Thursday afternoon to Phineas Davis Elementary School. York City Police Chief Wes Kahley says police found ``a significant amount of damage'' in the lobby area related to a parent's attempt to get past the lobby. 

He said no guns were found.  

District officials said some students involved in afterschool tutoring were inside when the disturbance began. Someone in the school office called 911 and the building principal ordered a lockdown. The students were taken to another school and were reunited with their parents. 

The district plans to have class Friday and officers will be posted in the building.


Updated at 6:17 p.m.

(York) -- The mayor of York says a man is in custody after an incident at an elementary school. 

Mayor Kim Bracey says no one was injured at Phineas Davis Elementary School and it's unclear whether shots were fired.  

Bracey says the man's daughter let him into the school. 

Bracey had earlier told WGAL-TV that a shot or shots were fired, but she told The Associated Press that subsequent investigation has raised doubts about whether any shots were fired or if a gun was involved. 

Students were taken by bus to another school in the district. Authorities plan a news conference.

Update at 5:44 p.m.

(York) -- Police are on the scene of an incident at an elementary school in York, and the mayor says a suspect is in custody. 

The police response occurred at Phineas Davis Elementary School.  

York Mayor Kim Bracey says a shot or shots were fired and that no one was hurt. Bracey says a suspect is in custody.  

The York Daily Record is reporting that police plan to discuss the incident during a news conference at York City Hall. 

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