Matthew Butler of Spring Street Manchester is accused of stabbing Martin Anderson of Hillsboro in the throat on Monday. The incident allegedly occurred around 1am Monday.
The Coffee County Sheriff’s department received a call from 911 about a possible stabbing at a Hillsboro location.
After arriving at the scene, deputies found Anderson had a three inch cut to his throat and it was approximately three inches deep. He was transported by Coffee County EMS to a landing zone, so Air-Evac could fly Anderson to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga.
Butler was questioned at the Coffee County Jail and was charged with criminal attempt to commit murder. He is being held in the Coffee County Jail under a $150,000 bond.
According to Sgt. Danny Ferrell, Anderson underwent surgery to repair the cut to his throat.