Abington police identify person of interest who wore hood and allegedly had ax in Hillside Cemetery

The Abington Police Department reports that a juvenile person of interest connected to an incident at Hillside Cemetery on August 17h has been identified. Police stated an investigation after they received a report from two kids who said there was a male at the cemetery wearing a burlap hood and sitting near a pond. The hooded person also allegedly had an ax.

The two kids making the report stated that they were “spooked” but the hooded person did not approach them and they left without incident.

The Abington Township Police Department has stated that it will continue to investigate this incident and work with all those involved. The department also relayed that there is no threat to the community.