Update: Police locate missing York County man considered to be a danger to himself and others

UPDATE: Police located Paul Utz around noon on Friday at a local shelter on the 100 block of Carlisle Street. He is now undergoing treatment, police say.

HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP — Police are searching for a missing York County man they say is a threat to himself and others.

Southwest Regional Police say Paul Utz, 68, walked away from a group home on the 1800 block of Smith Station Road at about 5:30 p.m. on Thursday. He left without his medication, and was last seen walking south on Smith Station Road. He was wearing a dark-colored jacket, dark pants, and a red plaid hat. He is described as a 5-8, 225-pound white male. He was not wearing his false teeth when he left the home, police say.

According to police, Utz has a history of violent behavior, and is considered to be a threat to himself and others. Anyone who makes contact with him is advised to call 911 immediately.

On Friday, police learned that Utz had been seen around 6 p.m. Thursday on the 1400 block of Grandview Road in Penn Township, and was last seen later that night in a hotel bar on the first block of York Street in Hanover.

If you see anyone matching the description of Paul Utz, please contact York County 911.

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