Two People Attacked with Ax in Janesville

JANESVILLE (WIFR) -- A Rock County man is now in custody after attacking two people with an ax and then running from police.

Jeffrey Starkman, 34, was arrested this morning off of I-90 in Beloit. Authorities say they got a call from a woman last night saying Starkman had attacked her and a man with an ax, at a home on South Main St. in Janesville.

Starkman then took off on foot. Officers spotted his car this morning but after trying to stop him, Starkman took off again. He eventually pulled over at a truck stop where he was arrested. The two victims are expected to be okay.


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