Man arrested for stabbing neighbor

Tommy Lyons (Source: Butler County Jail)
Tommy Lyons (Source: Butler County Jail)

ST. CLAIR TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - A man is charged with attempted murder after police say he stabbed his neighbor.

It happened at the Airway Mobile Home Park on Hamilton Eaton Road in St. Clair Township just before 9 p.m.

John Tittle, 58, a resident at the mobile home park, told police that a suspect he knew entered his trailer and stabbed him in the neck. Tittle pushed the suspect into bathtub of the trailer and fled to a neighboring relative's house where they called for help.  Tittle was originally transported by squad to the Atrium Hospital in Middletown, but was later transferred to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, where he remains hospitalized.

The suspect, Tommy Lyons, age 51, also a resident of the mobile home park, was located near the scene and was immediately taken into custody.  He has been charged with Attempted Murder, Aggravated Burglary, and Tampering with Evidence.  He is currently being held on $500,000 bond at the Butler County Jail.

He is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on December 17 in Hamilton Municipal Court.  The incident remains under investigation.

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