False report leads to heavy police presence in Hanover Township

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A case of misunderstanding in Hanover Township led to heavy police presence.

It happened on Hanover Street in Hanover Township near Concrete City.

Hanover Township Police blocked off both entrances and surrounded the abandoned concrete construction site after reports of a gunshot victim.

After investigating, police confirmed it was a false report. According to police, a man fell down in the wooded area and sustained injuries to his leg.

He was seen being transported to an area hospital for evaluation. There is no word on his condition.

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