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Hillsboro Police Arrest 24-Year-Old Male for Attempted Murder

Hillsboro Police arrest a 24-year-old man for Attempted Murder, a Class X Felony, and two other charges.


Police say they responded to a domestic violence call on Hiltop Dr. in Hillsboro around 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, April 26th. 


Officers arrived and discovered the grandmother at the residence had been stabbed in the head with scissors. 


A K9 unit could not locate the suspect at the residence. A manhunt ensued, taking place near the woods along Hillsboro Area Hospital and HHS. 


At approximately 11:45 a.m., a police officer located 24-year-old Tobey A. Wright of Hillsboro walking the railroad track near the intersection of E. Tremont St. and Railroad St. 

Officers took Wright into custody and booked him in the Montgomery County Jail on charges of Attempted Murder, Aggravated Domestic Battery, and Interfering with Report of Domestic Violence. 


The victim of the incident received treatment and has been released from hospital care.

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