Clay County Sheriff Department Investigators have arrested Leroy Tobias, age 34, of Chicago, IL and charged him with aggravated assault that occurred at Hill Circle in western Clay County.
Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott stated the victim, a 73 year old female, received serious stab wounds and was airlifted to North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo. Her condition is listed as serious.
No bond has been set pending an arraignment in the Clay County Justice Court. Tobias remains incarcerated at the Clay County Detention Center.
Scott stated the investigation is ongoing and more details will be given in the near future. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Clay County Sheriff Department at 662-494-2896 or Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151.