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UPDATE: Investigation into Oxford assault continues

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Oxford police at 662-232-2400.

Posted: Oct 30, 2018 11:42 AM
Updated: Oct 30, 2018 7:36 PM

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - Oxford police have released pictures of a person who may be connected to a recent assault and kidnapping attempt.

The person shown in the photos is considered a person-of-interest, according to police.


Photo provided by Oxford PD

There is still a $5,000 reward being offered for any information that leads to an arrest.

This relates to the October 20 incident on Van Buren Avenue. The victim said she was grabbed from behind by an unknown man while she was walking.

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The woman was able to fight the man off and call 911. The man fled.

Captain Hildon Sessums with the Oxford Police Department says the surveillance photos shown were taken 10 minutes after the reported incident.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Oxford police at 662-232-2400.

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