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Multiple sexual assaults reported over weekend

Over the weekend, one rape and one sexual assault were reported to Oxford police. Around 4 a.m. Friday, a McCullough Hyde Memorial Hospital nurse called police to report a sexual assault victim had come to the emergency room.

Around 6 a.m. Sunday, a female reported to Oxford police that she may have been sexually assaulted.

Male assaults woman, but no charges pending

Around 11 p.m. Sunday, a female Miami University student went to McCullough Hyde Memorial Hospital because of injuries from an assault. The female was in her residence with a male, who was a friend. They were joking around and when the female said something that upset the male, the male approached her and hit in her face. He then pushed her into the fridge and the female struck him in the face. After she struck him, the male struck her under the neck, picked her up and threw her on the floor causing her to break her foot. While talking to police at the hospital, the victim told officers she did not want to press charges.

Plaid-wearing passenger steals cab’s headrest

Around 3:30 a.m. Friday, an Oxford Taxi driver dropped a group of students off at the Sigma Chi fraternity house. The driver realized that a couple within the group had gotten rides with him before and had previous issues. As the group started walking away, he noticed one of the students carrying something. When he looked to back out of the driveway, he noticed one of the headrests was missing and believed it is what one of the passengers was carrying. An officer spoke with the president of the fraternity and the president advised the driver that he would attempt to find out who was responsible for stealing the headrest. The driver described the possible suspect as being 6’0″, thin with dark kinky hair and wearing a plaid shirt. The driver made it clear he would recognize the subject if he ever rode with him again.

Police cite man for trespassing, sleeping in garage

Around 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oxford police were notified about a male who was residing in a detached garage on an Oxford property. An extension cord was running from an outlet on College Corner Pike to the garage and the male was running a space heater to keep himself warm. The victim was wondering why his electricity and water bill were higher than normal. The male was already warned by the victim and police a week prior to being cited. The man living in the garage was identified as Troy Huntsberry, 30. Huntsberry was transported to the Oxford Police Department and questioned for other offenses. Huntsberry was cited for theft and criminal trespass.

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