BREAKING: Shelter In Place has been lifted for parts of Newtown Township – subject in custody

10:15 Shelter in place has been lifted. No threat to the community. Subject in police custody

9:40am update:

UPDATE Police are now evacuating homes surrounding house they believe barricaded man may be inside. Sunday services at church close by canceled.

Less than 24 hours after Falls Township had issued a shelter in place alert, residents in nearby Newtown Twp are being asked to shelter in place due to police activity.

Just after 7:40 am Sunday Morning., the Newtown Police Department sent an alert out and posted an alert on social media telling residents in the Headley development area of the township that they were to shelter in place and traffic should avoid the area.

No further information at this time. We will update as Information becomes available.


MISSING: 4 yr old white female, SLOANE WEBER

Last seen St. Vincent and Leon Streets at approximately 2:30 PM

The child was inside a black 2018 Volkswagen Passat, PA temporary tag MDF-3125

Sloane is 4 years old, 3’5″ tall, 40 lbs, with blonde hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a black shirt and blue pants.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Sloane Weber is asked to contact Northeast Detective Division at 215-686-3153 or dial 911