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Panola man charged with assault in Oxford

Tyler Pirtle | Photo: Oxford PD

A Panola County man is accused of assaulting another person on the Square in Oxford.

Posted: Sep 26, 2018 12:54 PM

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - A Panola County man is accused of assaulting another person on the Square in Oxford.

The alleged assault happened on September 16 in the alley between Jackson Avenue and Monroe Avenue.

Police found the victim in the alley unconscious. Oxford police say the victim had significant injuries to the face and head.

The investigation identified Tyler Pirtle, 23, of Pope, as the suspect, police say. He was arrested and charged with aggravated assault. 

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