UPDATE: Police Situation Continues in Jefferson County
Sources say the initial incident occurred around 5:00 p.m. and involves a known white male who reportedly made threats against multiple individuals.
That man’s name is not being released. Various posts have been circulated on social media identifying a local man as a suspect. The posts were not released by the police and have not been substantiated.
A representative of the state police confirmed that the incident remained active as of 7:45 a.m. on Thursday, and the man has not been apprehended.
The representative also added that no one has been injured but declined to release additional information citing an active investigation.
Several police vehicles were seen throughout the Southern Clarion County and Jefferson County areas on Wednesday evening as the incident continued.
A junior high football game in New Bethlehem was postponed due to the incident.
Police say a press release will be issued as soon as information is available.
Residents are reminded to stay alert and report any suspicious activity to the police.
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