Published on September 26th, 2022 | by TLV News


Social Media Videos Lead to Arrest of Coldwater Man Arrested for Assault in Oxford

On September 18, 2022, the Oxford Police Department responded to the Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi for a report of an assault. Videos posted on social media were collected at that time and the investigations division was notified. The victim was then transported to Regional One Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee.  

Investigators spoke with witnesses, the suspect, and the victim regarding the incident.  

Shortly after midnight on September 18th, an altercation occurred in the vicinity of Fillmore Avenue. The victim was struck one time with a fist and fell to the ground and hit his head. His roommate came and picked him up and eventually took him to the emergency room.  

On September 23rd, the victim signed an affidavit against Tyler Wright, 20, of Coldwater, Mississippi, for simple assault. On September 25th, patrol officers located Wright, arrested, and transported him to the Lafayette County Detention Center.  

Wright was issued a $487 bond by an Oxford Municipal Court judge.

Tyler Wright, 20, of Coldwater, Mississippi.

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