Suspect arrested in assault on elderly Jackson Township woman

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Dimitrius Shawn Laury (Photo courtesy: Jackson Township police)

JACKSON TWP, OH – Jackson Township police have arrested the suspect in an assault on an elderly woman earlier this month.

Dimitrius Shawn Laury was arrested in Canton early Saturday morning. Police say Laury broke into a home on Aramis Street NW on May 23 and robbed and attacked the elderly woman who lived there.  He has been charged with attempted rape and aggravated burglary.

Laury is also the suspect in an incident that occurred at the 3600 block of Oxford St, NW on May 21st.

Police and detectives were assisted in this case by the Stark County Crime Lab, the Ohio Bureau of Investigation, US Marshals, Stark County Sheriff’s Deputies, and the Canton Police Department.


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