Man charged in stabbing

Published 1:11 pm Monday, October 14, 2019


On Sunday, Oct. 6, at approximately 1:25 a.m., officers with the Oxford Police Department responded to a fight between a group of males on North Lamar Blvd in front of Pita Pit. Officers found a male with multiple non-life threatening stab wounds to the leg and chest.

The suspect ran away, but was found shortly afterwards. Johnny James, 24,  of Batesville was arrested and transported to the Lafayette County Detention Center where he was charged with aggravated assault.

He was given a bond of $25,000 by a Justice Court Judge.