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Man stabbed outside of Lancaster City church

 

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Police are investigating after a man was stabbed outside of a church while waiting in line for breakfast in Lancaster City on Saturday morning.

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The manhunt continues for a suspect wanted on a charge of Criminal Attempt Homicide in Lancaster.  32 year old Israel Polanco-Cano, whose last known addresses were in the 300 block of North Mulberry Street and the 1st block of West James Street, is accused stabbing a man multiple times in the rear of the First Reformed Church at 40 East Orange Street on May 25, 2013.

Police say both men were in line at about 9:03 for breakfast that was going to be served at the church.  The victim suffered stab wounds to his neck and torso. He was rushed to the hospital for emergency surgery. After the stabbing Polanco-Cano ran away.

Polanco-Cano is 5 feet six inches tall, weighing about 200 pounds and has brown hair, possibly with a Mohawk haircut and brown eyes.  He is still at large. Anyone with information on the current location of Polanco-Cano is asked to contact Det. Breault at (717) 735-3361 breaultr@police.co.lancaster.pa.us or

Lancaster City/County Crime Stoppers at (800) 322-1913, or you can anonymously Text a Tip to Crime Stoppers by using your cell phone. Text LANCS plus your message to 847411. Callers may remain anonymous and do not have to give their names.

 

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Police say a man was hospitalized after being stabbed outside of a church while waiting in line for breakfast in Lancaster City on Saturday morning. The incident happened shortly after 9 a.m. outside the First Presbyterian Church along the 100 block of East Orange Street.

The victim was stabbed multiple times in the neck and chest, according to police. He was taken to a local hospital where he underwent emergency surgery. Police are not releasing the identity of the man.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Authorities are interviewing witnesses and the investigation is ongoing.

The church provides free breakfasts for those in need every Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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05/25/13

Man stabbed in Lancaster City

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Police are investigating after a man was stabbed  multiple times in Lancaster City on Saturday morning. The victim was located along North Duke Street near East Orange Street around 9 a.m. with wounds to his neck and chest.

The man was taken to a local hospital for treatment. It remains unclear if any suspects have been identified.

The investigaton is ongoing.

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