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Vicksburg man among state’s 10 most wanted

A Vicksburg man is on the state’s 10 most wanted list released Thursday by the Mississippi Department of Public Safety.

According to information from the Department of Public Safety, Oscar McNeil, also known as Oscar Christopher McNeil and Oscar C McNeil, is wanted by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation on charges of aggravated assault and armed robbery.

According to the state, Jefferson County authorities have issued warrants for McNeil on the charges, which accuse him of robbing a man at knifepoint and then stabbing him in the neck. He fled after the stabbing and remains at large.

McNeil, according to authorities, reportedly has an artificial left arm and tattoos on his right arm and is considered armed and dangerous. His last known address was listed on Roberta Circle in Vicksburg.

Anyone with information on McNeil’s whereabouts should call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 601-786-3403 or contact Mississippi Crime Stoppers at 1-888-8CRIMES (1-888-827- 4637).

About John Surratt

John Surratt is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in general studies. He has worked as an editor, reporter and photographer for newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post staff since 2011 and covers city government. He and his wife attend St. Paul Catholic Church and he is a member of the Port City Kiwanis Club.

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