On Thursday, 11/26/20 at approximately 1:26 PM, officers of the Lansdale Police Department responded to 291 North Broad Street for a report of a suspicious person, identified as Elijah Derns. It was reported that Derns had made threats to harm more than one subject and was high on PCP. Upon initial contact he immediately began cursing and pushing officers relating that he would not be arrested. As Officers began to place him into custody, he resisted arrest and began throwing punches; striking officers twice before being taken into custody. Both officers sustained minor injury during the assault. Elijah Derns was subsequently arraigned for Aggravated Assault with bail set at $10,000 cash. His preliminary hearing is scheduled before Judge Levine on 12/9/20 at 12:00 PM.