9.3.2013 Missing Juvenile Investigation

3 September 2013 by Det. Lt. Michael Winters

Peter John Dooley


The Lancaster City Bureau of Police are asking for assistance from the public and the news media in locating a missing twelve year old boy.   

 On 3 September 2013, at approx. 4:10 PM, the Lancaster City Bureau of Police were contacted regarding a twelve year old boy who had not been seen by her family since this morning.   The young boy’s family became concerned when they were contacted and informed that the boy ran away from staff at his school.   Officers learned that Peter John DOOLEY H/M/12 was last seen by the staff at the Dash Program, in the 600 block of Rockland Street, at approx. 2:15 PM this date.   DOOLEY lives in the 1st block of Hager Street and has not yet returned home.   Investigators gathered information from DOOLEY’s family and contacted staff with the School District of Lancaster, who have been assisting the police with the investigation.  

 Police have learned that DOOLEY fled from the school during dismissal and was last seen running east from the 600 block of Rockland Street.   Police are actively working on this investigation to attempt to locate DOOLEY. 


MISSING BOY –                    Peter John DOOLEY H/M/12

                                      1st block of Hager Street Lancaster, PA

                                      4’9” tall/ approx. 121 lbs.

                                      Short black hair/ Brown eyes

                                      Last seen wearing: blue jeans, black boots & possibly a black shirt         


If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of Peter John DOOLEY, they are asked to contact the Lancaster City Bureau of Police at 735-3300.