Friday, February 22, 2013
A 72-year-old woman was hit by a vehicle on Easton Road in Horsham Thursday evening.
A 72-year-old woman is in Abington Memorial Hospital after being struck by a vehicle on Easton Road in the area near the Days Inn Horsham Thursday evening, police said. The woman, who is from out of state, according to Horsham Township Police Deputy Chief Bill Daly, sustained lacerations to the head and was admitted to the hospital in "serious" condition following the 6:54 p.m. crash which rerouted traffic on Easton Road until 8:06 p.m. Thursday. "Initially it appears the female was attempting to cross Easton Road and was struck by a passing vehicle," Daly told Patch. Daly said the woman, who police declined to identify pending notification of family, was crossing the busy roadway at 233 Easton Road. Preliminary investigation indicates …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The Horsham Township Police put Simmons Elementary School under a brief lockdown Wednesday morning.
A stranded motorist who "used bad judgement by knocking on car windows" Wednesday morning prompted a 20-minute lockdown at Simmons Elementary School, according to Horsham Police. The driver was in need of a ride and was making that request of fellow motorists in the area of Keith Valley Road, Horsham Police Lt. Jon Clark told Patch. As a result, police advised the school at about 8:50 a.m. this morning to go into an "exterior lockdown until the incident was both identified and addressed," according to a notification that Simmons Principal Karen Kanter sent to parents shortly before 10 a.m. During the lockdown, which lasted about 20 minutes, no one was allowed to enter or leave the building, Kanter wrote, adding that normal school …
Monday, January 28, 2013
The Horsham Township Police are seeking a white female who was seen on video surveillance allegedly using a credit card that authorities said had been stolen during an armed robbery.
The Horsham Township Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a woman who they say was caught on video surveillance on several occasions using a credit card that had been stolen earlier this month during an armed robbery. The white female, who appears to be wearing glasses in an image shared by the police, allegedly used the stolen credit card at a number of businesses and a bank in the lower Bucks County areas of Bensalem, Bristol, Croydon and Morrisville. It is not clear if the woman was involved in the alleged armed robbery, which police said resulted in the credit card being stolen. According to authorities, police responded to a report of an armed robbery on Jan. 7 in the parking lot of the Residence Inn on Walnut Grove …
Sunday, June 10, 2012
The FBI and Horsham police are looking for the man who robbed the Colonial American Bank on Welsh Road Friday evening.
The Horsham Township Police Department and the FBI are seeking the public's assistance to identify the suspect responsible for the armed robbery of the Colonial American Bank located at 300 Welsh Road in Horsham. At approximately 5:45 p.m. Friday, the subject entered the bank wearing a large-brimmed straw hat, some type of sack or pillowcase over his head with eye holes cut out, sunglasses, dark pants, a suit coat, tie and gloves. The suspect's race is not known. Police said he was 5'7" to 5'11" tall with a heavy/stocky build and was wearing a handgun in a shoulder holster on his right side. The man ordered the bank employees onto the ground, and then fled the bank in an unknown direction with an undisclosed amount of cash. This individual…
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
A student is suspected of disseminating class rank and GPA information to hundreds of Hatboro-Horsham High School students.
Expulsion is the least of the worries for the individuals involved in last month’s email distribution of sensitive information pertaining to the Hatboro-Horsham High School student body, according to a district official. With the FBI and Horsham Township Police on the case to find out how the information was sent via “hundreds of emails,” Hatboro-Horsham Assistant Superintendent John Nodecker told Patch that officials are “much closer” to determining the culprit – or culprits – behind the mass email. if it was a senior who sent the emails as a prank – as was rumored at the outset - Nodecker said that expulsion would be the most lenient of punishment. “The issue is much deeper than that,” Nodecker said of the school’s discipline of the …
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
The police department and township have been unable to settle a new contract since the previous pact expired in December.