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Batesville man charged in Oxford stabbing

Johnny James | Source: Oxford Police Department

Oxford police arrested a Batesville man in connection to a weekend stabbing.

Posted: Oct 8, 2019 1:45 PM

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - A Panola County man is charged with aggravated assault for a weekend stabbing in Oxford.

According to the Oxford Police Department, officers responded to a fight early Sunday morning on North Lamar Boulevard in front of Pita Pit.

A group of males was fighting.

The police officers found a man who had multiple stab wounds to his leg and chest. His wounds are described as non-life-threatening.

Police later found and arrested the suspect, Johnny James, 24, of Batesville.

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