OXFORD – The Chenango County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the assault of an Oxford man which took place Thursday in the village.
According to Lieutenant James Lloyd, the investigation is ongoing. He declined to comment further on the case.
A source close to the case reported that a person of interest had been taken to a psychiatric facility in Broome County for evaluation following the Thursday morning incident.
The victim, a 49-year-old Oxford man, said he was struck in the head at approximately 4:15 on the morning in question while walking his dog on North Washington Ave.