Alleged attacker named in Montco stabbing

Thomas Troy Young is wanted in an attack in Hatfield.
Thomas Troy Young is wanted in an attack in Hatfield.
Posted: March 12, 2013

Hatfield Township police have obtained an arrest warrant charging Thomas Troy Young with attempted murder and other crimes in the stabbing of a 33-year-old woman early Sunday.

"Young is a family member of the victim," Officer Pat Hanrahan, a Hatfield police spokesman, said, declining to disclose the relationship.

Young, 49, was last seen driving a black 2009 Honda Accord with Pennsylvania license plate GKS-8099, police said.

At 12:38 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to a call at 339 Wheatfield Circle. Police said the victim, whose identity has not been released, had been assaulted with a knife. She was flown to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Police would not disclose the nature of her injuries or her condition.

In addition to attempted murder, Young is charged with aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, simple assault, harassment, and possession of instruments of crime.

Anyone with information on Young's whereabouts is urged to contact police at 215-855-0903 or by e-mail at PoliceTips@hatfield-township.org.


Contact Linda Loyd

at 215-854-2831 or lloyd@phillynews.com.

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