Man charged in Oxford sword attack

By Errol Castens/NEMS Daily Journal

OXFORD – A Marshall County man was charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly attacked another person with a sword.

Oxford Police Chief Mike Martin said Christian Rayford struck the victim in the arm during an altercation at an apartment complex on Whirlpool Drive.

Rayford turned himself in to Oxford police after learning that a warrant had been issued for his arrest. Bond was set at $10,000.

Read more in Saturday’s NEMS Daily Journal newspaper.