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Man runs from police unclothed, covered in blood

HATFIELD TWP., Pa. - Police responded to a scene around 6 p.m. Tuesday where they discovered a 55-year-old female stabbed multiple times lying inside her residence. 

Officials say the victim's live-in boyfriend, John Roman, 60, had stabbed her repeatedly in the 700 block of Bethlehem Pike in Hatfield Township and fled on foot. 

Police located him running unclothed on Bethlehem Pike covered in blood, where he was taken into custody after a brief struggle.

Officers say the victim remains hospitalized in Lehigh Valley Hospital in critical condition. 

Roman is facing charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault, terroristic threats and related offenses. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for Feb. 14. 


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