Deputies seek warrant on Springfield man for felonious assault

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a warrant on a Springfield man on a charge of felonious assault, according to court records.

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Records filed in Clark County Municipal Court show Jermaine T. Liggins, 26, of 621 N. Belmont Ave., Springfield, was accused of assaulting a man on June 23 in the 4400 block of Dayton Road in Mad River Twp. The report shows Liggins was accused of striking the victim several times with a closed fist, causing a broken nose and bleeding on the brain from a head injury.

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Clark County dispatchers received a call that Liggins had assaulted the man during a dispute at the victim’s home. Deputies noticed blood on the victim’s front porch when they arrived and noticed a cut on the victim’s nose. The victim was taken by ambulance to the Springfield Regional Medical Center. The victim was later taken to Miami Valley Hospital due to bleeding on the brain and a broken nose, according to the report.

The report showed deputies tried to get Liggins on the phone to get his side of the story but he hung up when he was told deputies were conducting an investigation. Liggins called back later and denied physical contact with anyone at the home but refused to meet with deputies for a written statement.

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