Wanted Person Apprehended by Police in West Norriton
The unidentified subject reportedly ran into an apartment in the neighborhood to escape police, but surrendered a short time after.
Patch readers reported heavy police activity in the area of Centre Ave. and West Marshall Street in West Norriton Friday evening at approximately 6:30 p.m. The event may be connected to an earlier incident reported minutes prior in Norristown, but authorities have yet to confirm that connection.
Police say that a wanted person being sought by them ran into an apartment in the 100 block of Centre Avenue to evade them, but the still unidentified subject surrendered to police shortly after.
Shortly before the reports of the incident in West Norriton, a reader reported shots fired in the area of Corson and Oak Streets in Norristown. An unofficial source reported that the two incidents may be connected, but police have not yet confirmed that information.
The Montgomery County Department of Public Safety's live incident feed indicated no EMS call related to either incident.
Norristown Patch will update this story as more information becomes available.