Prentiss County man charged with assault

Rodney Antonio Agnew was arrested in Prentiss County for assault.

Posted: Dec 29, 2017 1:51 PM

PRENTISS COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) – Deputies arrested a Prentiss County man accused of assaulting another man.

On December 19, the Prentiss County Sheriff’s Department received 911 calls about a man being assaulted on County Road 7065.

Rodney Antonio Agnew | Photo: Prentiss County Sheriff's Department

When deputies arrived, they found the victim, who was taken to the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo for treatment.

As a result, deputies arrested Rodney Antonio Agnew, 36. He was charged with felony domestic violence-aggravated assault.

His bond was set at $50,000.

Booneville police also assisted in the arrest. The case will be presented to the next Prentiss County grand jury.

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