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July 22nd Overnight Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up


Back to another pretty quiet overnight in Douglas County after the Thursday morning armed robbery. The suspect from that robbery remains at large. He is described as a black man, standing 5' 6", weighing 150lbs. At the time of the robbery he was wearing all black clothing and had a white shirt covering his face. He was armed with a black handgun.

As for last night, Police did not have a whole lot of activity to respond on outside of the fairly routine. Several noise complaints, disturbances and car stops.

LDCFM responded on, what seemed like quite a few medical related calls overnight. None of the activity, that I heard, involved any serious injuries.

Again, the activity blogged here is only a sampling of some of the things that Douglas County Law Enforcement and Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical respond on. To see a complete list of Lawrence Police activity, the department has that available on their website along with several easy to use maps that show approximate locations for Police activity.

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LadyJ 4 years, 2 months ago

Anybody know what is going on with the helicopter hovering over far west Lawrence? Are they trying to Lifeflight somebody out?

Mike Frizzell 4 years, 2 months ago

There was a propane tank leaking near the Robinson Gymnasium. Belongs to the roofing contractor that is working on the building. Robinson Gym building was evacuated for a time. The helicopter was a news chopper from Kansas City.

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