Construction worker charged with sexually assaulting Ole Miss student

Published 12:55 pm Thursday, October 19, 2017

A construction worker was arrested Friday by Oxford police for allegedly sexually assaulting a University of Mississippi student.

According to the Oxford Police Department, Uhola B. Herrington, 22, of West Monroe, Lousiana, met the student at a local bar and allegedly assaulted her in the back of a truck near Jackson Avenue on Friday.

After an investigation, Herrington was arrested and taken to the Lafayette County Detention Center where he was charged with sexual assault and booked on a $75,000 bond.

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