Armed Subject Is In Custody

**AT 1300 HOURS, THE SUBJECT WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY BY FRANCONIA TOWNSHIP POLICE**

On October 1, 2018 at 8:21 a.m. the Doylestown Township Police received a third party report of an armed suicidal subject believed to be in the area of the Doylestown Hospital located in the 500 block of W. State Street, Doylestown Township. The suicidal subject contacted a female friend and stated he was in a wooded area adjacent to Doylestown Hospital. Officers from Doylestown Township, Central Bucks Regional and Buckingham Township assisted with setting up a perimeter around Doylestown Hospital. Area medical facilities and schools were put on a brief lockdown while the immediate area was searched. The suicidal subjects cell phone was later tracked to and found to be in the 3500 block of Scotts Lane, Philadelphia.

The lockdown was lifted in the Doylestown area at 9:20 a.m.

The incident stemmed from an earlier incident that occurred on September 30, 2018 at 11:30 p.m. in Franconia Township, Montgomery County.