A police incident forces Gettysburg officials to cancel tonight’s scheduled Independence Day Parade. The incident began late Wednesday afternoon, when police spotted a vehicle that had been reported stolen on Tuesday. When officers attemtped to stop the vehicle, the driver fled at a high rate of speed. Two people were in the vehicle, an adult male and a juvenile male. The driver lost control of the vehicle in the 200 block of Highland Avenue, left the roadway and slammed into the side of a home.
A woman inside the home was injured and taken to a local hospital. The driver was captured near the home. Pennsylvania State Police, Cumberland Township and Gettysburg Police along with other police launched a massive search for the juvenile. He was captured a short time later without incident.
The investigation into the incident continues.