Oxford man charged with felony child abuse

A man from Oxford is charged with felony child abuse following a weekend disturbance.

Posted: Oct. 12, 2017 6:18 AM

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - A man from Oxford is charged with felony child abuse following a weekend disturbance.

On October 7, Oxford police responded to a house on Booker Road. When officers arrived, they were informed of Eddie B. Booker, 37. He is accused of choking a family member while at the house.

Investigators did not release the age of the victim but did say the victim was a juvenile.

However, officers were told Booker had left the house before officers arrived. He was located a short time later and transported to the Lafayette County jail.

His bond was set at $15,000.

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