Heavy police activity can be seen along the 300 block of East Bertsch Street in Lansford as of 11 AM today (Tuesday, October 13, 2015). Neighbors said police have been there since around 8 AM or so. Police are preventing vehicle and pedestrian traffic on both the 300 block of East Bertsch Street and East Kline Avenue.
Unofficial information states that a man might be armed with a gun.
Police noted that there was no immediate danger to area residents. Officials could be seen telling neighbors to stay inside and all other people to stay away from the area for their safety.
On scene are Lansford Police, Summit Hill Police, Coaldale Police, Carbon Emergency Management Agency, Lehighton Ambulance and others.
Very little information is known as of 11 AM.