Chippewa Co. Deputies Arrest Man Accused of Breaking into Home, Assaulting Two People

Deputies in Chippewa County arrested a man accused of breaking into a home and assaulting two people inside.

Deputies responded to a call about a break-in and assault at a home on Mackinac Trail in Sault Ste. Marie around 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Deputies say Jameon Cox assaulted a woman, who then went to the Mackinac Trail home to hide from Cox. They say Cox went to the home, broke in and assaulted the homeowner and the original victim, again.

Deputies say the victim had injuries all over her body.

Cox is now charged with several assault crimes, including strangulation.

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