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Clearfield Police: assault, lost child, “blood” is actually candy


Clearfield, PA – Clearfield Borough Police responded to a wide variety of calls recently, including:

  • an assault at an East Cherry Street home in which the suspect was found to be heavily intoxicated and was taken into custody
  • a complaint about someone knocking on their door early in the morning numerous times in which that suspect was found and warned not to do it again
  • a concerned citizen who called to report fresh blood on a sidewalk… which police found was just melted candy


Read the full list of police reports from Clearfield Borough Police, released July 19, 2021:

Clearfield Borough Police responded to minor vehicle accident near the intersection of E Locust St and N 3rd St. The accident occurred when a parked vehicle was attempting to enter a travel and was struck by a vehicle traveling on 3rd St. No injuries were reported.

Police responded to a report of burning garbage in the area of S 3rd St and Leavy Ave. Police searched the area but did not locate any fires.

Officers responded to a report of a young child walking unsupervised in the area of Bigler Ave and Daisy St. While searching, police were advised that the father had located the child.

Police were dispatched to Cumberland St to assist an EMS Crew with obtaining entry into a residence. It was reported that the patient was experiencing severe pain. Police forced entry to the residence and the patient transported safely to the hospital.

Clearfield Borough Police responded to a report of an assault at an E Cherry St residence. While enroute, police learned that the suspect involved had fled from the residence. Police located the male heavily intoxicated in the area of S 3rd St and E Market St. The male was taken into custody.

Police responded to a disturbance on Daisy St involving a person continuously knocking on the caller’s front door during early morning hours. Police were unable to locate the male but made contact with him on the phone and warned him of his actions.

Officers responded to a “911 Hang Up Call” on Spruce St. Police arrived and located a male who had a laceration on his finger. Police assisted the male with bandaging his finger and informed officers that he would drive himself to the emergency department.

Police responded to a suspicious male located in the park behind the library. Police located the male and found him to be experiencing a medical emergency. EMS arrived on scene and transported the male to the emergency department.

Clearfield Borough Police responded to a report of a vehicle accident involving a motorized scooter on S 2nd St. Police learned that the scooter’s front wheel had become disabled and resulted in the operator being thrown off. The male was transported to the hospital.

Police responded to a report of fresh blood being located on the sidewalk of N 2nd St. Police arrived and found the substance to be melted candy.