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Monday August 19, 2013 at 7:00 am

Updated at 10:56 am to reflect the following release from the Harrisburg Police Department:

Harrisburg Police responded to an address in the 600 block of Oxford St for a stabbing that occurred on August 18, 2013 at 1:30 am. It was learned that during a possible mental episode, Lamarkus Williams had stabbed his mother.

The victim was transported to Hershey Medical Center for treatment. The officers proceeded to the address in attempt to locate Williams in order to arrest him for the assault. Upon making contact at the door, Williams did not initially comply, but finally opened the door, yielding a large piece of wood.

He began to swing the board at the officers, who then attempted to activate a Taser. Williams was able to retreat into the house. Officers entered the home in pursuit of Williams. Once inside, Williams charged the officers and engaged them in a physical fight, while yielding a knife.

As the officers attempted to take him into custody, he was able to stab three of the officers. One of the injured officers was able to deploy his Taser and subdue Williams. Williams was taken in to custody without any harm to him.

The officers were all treated and released at Harrisburg Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Two of them sustained stab wounds in the back or arm and the other received a slice across the head.

Anyone having any information on this is asked to contact Det Ryan Neal at 717-255-7299 or email Anyone may also call the Dauphin County Police dispatch at 717-558-6900 and ask for a City detective.

This city of Harrisburg has updated their crime report and arrest blotter.

There are two reports for each date. The crime report contains two reports. The first half is sorted in chronological order, the second half is sorted by incident type.

Reported crimes in Harrisburg for 8-19-13.

Harrisburg arrests reported on 8-19-13.

Reported crimes in Harrisburg for 8-18-13.

Harrisburg arrests reported on 8-18-13.

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