Wardsboro man accused of sexually assaulting child

WARDSBORO, Vt. (WCAX) A Wardsboro man has been charged with sexually assaulting a child.

Jerry Rathburn, 68, faces multiple counts following a lengthy investigation by the Vermont State Police and the Vermont Department for Children and Families. He is charged with Domestic Assault, Lewd and Lascivious Conduct with a child and Aggravated Sexual Assault. Rathburn was arrested Friday and transported to the Southern State Correctional Facility where he is being held for lack of $10,000 bail.