Throat Slashed, Hatfield Woman Flown To Hospital
Details are unclear in this Sunday morning stabbing.
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Last updated 2:20 p.m. Sunday
Hatfield Police and local emergency medical service crews were called to the 300 block of Wheatfield Circle around 1 a.m. early Sunday morning, according to the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety's Computer-Aided Dispatch System.
Police responded to find a woman, 33, whose name has not yet been released, with her throat slashed. PennStar 1, a medical helicopter, was called in to transport the victim to a Philadelphia hospital. Her condition was not known as of reports and calls to the police around 1 p.m. Sunday.
Around 1:45 a.m., according to multiple scanner reports, police were in search of a black man, around 200 pounds who fled the area in a black Honda with Pennsylvania tags. No update on the alleged criminal was available as of calls around 1 p.m. to Hatfield Police.
Police told PhillyBurbs that an earlier report that the man had also taken a 9-year-old child were found to be untrue.
Scanner reports at 1:52 a.m. noted that a cell phone associated with this incident was last detected by Verizon a few minutes prior near the 2200 block Valley Road, in Lower Moreland Township. Police had not yet confirmed the relationship the phone had to the case in any way.
Patch will continue to follow this breaking news case, and update this article as more informaiton is made available. Calls to Hatfield Police Department have not yet been returned.