Wanted Stabbing Suspect

From HPD:

On May 13, 2019, at approximately 3:23AM, Hazleton Police Responded to a residence in the 700 block of West Diamond Avenue on a report of a male assault victim who was declining medical attention from EMS after suffering from multiple stab wounds to the body who was bleeding heavily.

The victim allegedly encountered John Hancel Perdomo Carvajal at a food truck along SR 924 when he began to argue with the victim. The dispute resulted in a physical altercation and the defendant began to stab the victim multiple times.

The victim was removed to an area trauma center for treatment and Detective Sergeant David Rodick responded and investigated the incident and processed the scene.

Subsequent investigation resulted in charges and a warrant being issued for Jhon Hancel Perdomo Carvajal, 25 YOA, of Hazleton for Aggravated Assault (Felony 2nd), Simple Assault, Terroristic Threats and Reckless Endangerment (Misdemeanor(s).

Jhon Hancel Perdomo Carvajal, is actively being sought by the Hazleton Police Department and anyone with information is asked to call 911, the Hazleton Police Department or submit a tip online at www.hazletonpolice.com.

“We will continue to vigorously pursue this individual and bring him to face justice.”

Chief of Police
Jerry Speziale
Hazleton City Police Department

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