Police are searching for a man who is wanted for a stabbing in Ashland Borough in Schuylkill County at 1 a.m. Saturday.
Harold J. McGurl, 43, formerly of Ashland whose last address was at the Wernersville Community Correction Center in Wernersville, is said to be considered armed and dangerous and was last seen in the Ashland area shortly after the 1 a.m. Saturday attack, said state police at Frackville.
Police said McGurl has been identified as the person who attacked a 28-year-old man victim in the 1200 to 1400 block of Spruce Street. The victim was taken from treatment for multiple stab and/or slice wounds.
The Schuylkill County District Attorney’s office issued a warrant for his arrest on an attempted homicide charge. If McGurl is located, police urge caution and ask that police be notified immediately.
Anyone who witnessed or has information about this incident is asked to contact state police at 570-874-5300.