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Bolton man hospitalized following stabbing

Vermont State Police say it happened last Thursday around 9:45 p.m. near Country Club Drive in Bolton.
Published: Jun. 24, 2022 at 6:01 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 24, 2022 at 6:46 AM EDT
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BOLTON, Vt. (WCAX) - A Bolton man is in the hospital following a reported stabbing.

Vermont State Police say it happened last Thursday around 9:45 p.m. near Country Club Drive in Bolton. Troopers say they responded to a reported road-rage incident that started in the town of Jericho. They say William Mercer, 20, stabbed Travis McGrath, 38, several times in the abdomen and torso. Both men are from Bolton.

McGrath was sent to the hospital for serious, life-threatening injuries. Police say he remains hospitalized, but his condition is reported to be stable.

Mercer was arrested Thursday and is due in court Tuesday to face charges including includes aggravated assault and negligent operation.

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