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: College Students Across Western Pennsylvania Celebrate Commencement In Person
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: 100 Years Of The Double Dip: Kennywood Reopens And Celebrates Milestone For The Jack Rabbit
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: First Week Of Landmark Trial Against Opioid Distributors In West Virginia Comes To An End
A spokesperson for UPMC said the hospital was never on lockdown.