Man wanted for assaulting elderly Jackson Township woman

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Dimitrius Shawn Laury (Photo courtesy: Jackson Township police)

JACKSON TOWNSHIP, Ohio– Police are searching for a Stark County man after an elderly woman was assaulted.

Dimitrius Shawn Laury is wanted for attempted rape and aggravated burglary.

Jackson Township police said Laury broke into a home on Aramis Street NW on May 23 and attacked an elderly woman.

The department said they also believe he’s connected to a break-in on Oxford Avenue NW on May 21. The suspect was armed with a knife, but ran when the homeowner confronted him.

Laury resides on Dwight Avenue SE in Massillon, but is known to stay at other homes in Stark County. He is considered armed and dangerous. If you see him, do not approach him and immediately call 911.