Janesville man arrested for allegedly stabbing person in head during road rage incident, police say

Janesville police

JANESVILLE, Wis. — A 28-year-old Janesville man was arrested after police said he stabbed another driver in the head during a road rage incident Thursday evening.

In a news release, the Janesville Police Department said officers and firefighters were called to the 100 block of South Franklin Street after a man was stabbed. They later learned the stabbing happened as a result of a road rage incident near the intersection of East Racine and South Main streets.

Police said the victim was driving on East Racine Street when the suspect pulled in front of him and blocked his path. The suspect then got out of his vehicle, stabbed the victim in the head with a knife and then left the area.

The victim, who suffered non-life-threatening injuries, was able to call police.

Officers later found the suspect and his vehicle and arrested him without incident.

News 3 Now is not naming the suspect at this time as part of a policy not to name suspects until they have been formally charged in court. He was arrested on numerous tentative charges, including first-degree recklessly endangering safety while armed, substantial battery while armed, disorderly conduct while armed, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession with intent to deliver THC.