Crime Stoppers 13-30 Israel Polanco-Cano Criminal Attempt Homicide

26 August 2013 by Sgt. Bill Hickey

 

CRIME OF THE WEEK 13-30
Week of August 26, 2013
STABBING- ATTEMPTED HOMICIDE

 

CRIME OF THE WEEK 13-30

Week of August 26, 2013

STABBING- ATTEMPTED HOMICIDE

WANTED: CRIMINAL ATTEMPT HOMICIDE

ISRAEL POLANCO-CANO W-H/M/32

HEIGHT: 5’06” WEIGHT: 200 LBS

HAIR: BROWN EYES: BROWN

LKA: 300 blk. N. Mulberry St./ 1st blk. W. James St.

 

May 2013 was described as having a “mohawk” haircut.

On Saturday May 25, 2013 at approximately 09:03 am, Officers from Lancaster City Police Platoon “C” responded to a report of a Stabbing. The incident occurred to the rear of the First Reformed Church at 40 E. Orange St. Officers found the victim suffering from life threatening stab wounds to the neck and torso. The victim was rushed to a hospital and had to undergo surgery for the injuries received.

Officers learned that the suspect and victim were both in line for breakfast that was going to be served at the church. Several witnesses described the suspect and told Officers that the suspect left the area on foot. He was last seen near the intersecion of E. Orange and N. Christian St. Through further investigation, the suspect was positively identified as Israel Polanco-Cano. A warrant was issued for his arrest, charging him with Criminal Attempt Homicide.

Immediately following this incident several people contacted Police with information on loactions Polanco-Cano had been known to frequent. Officers and Detectives checked those locations with negative results . Anyone with information on the current location of Polanco-Cano is asked to contact Det. Breault at (717) 735-3361 breaultr@police.co.lancaster.pa.us or

Lancaster City/County Crime Stoppers at (800) 322-1913, or you can anonymously Text a Tip to Crime Stoppers by using your cell phone. Text LANCS plus your message to 847411. Callers may remain anonymous and do not have to give their names.



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