Pontotoc man arrested for an assault near the Square

Published 12:30 pm Tuesday, January 22, 2019

A Pontotoc man turned himself in on Saturday afternoon to Oxford Police after assaulting a man near the downtown Square, sending the victim to a Memphis hospital.

Oxford Police responded to a call of an assault early Saturday morning near East Jackson Avenue and South 10th Street at about 12:04 a.m. The next afternoon, Ta Darius McIntosh turned himself into police and was arrested. No weapons were used in the assault.

The victim was taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi, and later transferred to Regional One Medical Center in Memphis.

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McIntosh was charged with Aggravated Assault and given a $50,000 bond by a Justice Court Judge.