By: KDKA-TV News Staff
MCCANDLESS, Pa. (KDKA) — Police spent Tuesday night looking for a man who was reportedly armed with a knife or hatchet near UPMC Passavant Hospital.READ MORE: Pfizer Expected To Seek FDA Authorization For Booster Shots For 16, 17 Year-Olds
McCandless police say they were searching for the young man in the wooded area near the hospital. Police said the young man “suffers from mental health issues.”READ MORE: North Hills School District Investigates Threat, Finds It Not To Be Credible
Police cleared the scene and did not find him. Law enforcement said a K9 unit and drone were used in the search.
The man was later found, police said Thursday, and is being assisted.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Winter-Like Weather, Snow Flurries
A spokesperson for UPMC said the hospital was never on lockdown.