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Oxford Crime Report: Monday, February 8

Feb8

Oxford police officers received a walk-in report late yesterday afternoon about a possible strong-arm robbery.

The victim was walking on Mall Drive located near Jackson Avenue and the Intramural Fields last night when a light-colored sedan pulled up beside him. The passenger, identified as a black male, got out and ordered him to give over his backpack. The victim did not give a description of the driver, only that he was a black male.

Major Jeff McCutchen said, “At this time, we do not believe a weapon was used and cannot link this case with any of the other robberies. There were no injuries and the case is still under investigation.”

Oxford police responded to the following incidents: six alarms, four fire department assists, four suspicious activities, three disturbances, two welfare concerns, a careless driving, a shoplifting, a credit card fraud, a motorist assist, a lost property, an improper parking and a malicious mischief.

Oxford police investigated three wrecks, issued 18 traffic citations and made one arrest on these following charges: no seatbelt, no insurance and a warrant served.

University police responded to the following incidents: four vehicle stops, a possession of drug paraphernalia at Kincannon Hall, a suspicious vehicle at Campus Walk, an assault/domestic violence at Campus Walk, and a warrant served at Stockard Hall.

Oxford Fire Department responded to the following calls:
Grass fire at 10:24 a.m. caused by workers cutting metal at 2101 Old Taylor Road area
Smoke detector malfunction at 12:51 p.m. at 200 Washington #14
Cancelled call at 4:32 p.m. at 215 Chandler
Fire at 5:41 p.m. where a flower bed on a roof caught fire at Courtyard Marriott on East Jackson
Fire at 9:05 p.m. where a box vent in a bathroom caught fire at 913 South 11th Street

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