• Man in custody after damaging gate at Allegheny Cemetery

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    LAWRENCEVILLE, Pa. - Police said they took a man into custody after he damaged an iron gate at Allegheny Cemetery.

    Investigators said a driver ran a gate over in the Lawrenceville cemetery around 3:30 a.m.

    When officers arrived, the car was there but the driver wasn’t.

    Police said the owner had a psychotic episode at a nearby Sunoco station on Penn Avenue. He eventually showed up at Zone 5 police headquarters.

    Officers said they took the man to a nearby hospital for a mental-health evaluation.

    It was not immediately clear if he’ll face any charges. 

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