Mayfield Man Jailed on Burglary, Assault Charges
By West Kentucky Star Staff
MAYFIELD - A Mayfield man was arrested Sunday on burglary and assault charges.

The Mayfield Police Department says officers responded to the emergency room at Jackson Purchase Medical Center in reference to an assault that had taken place around 1:00 am. A woman told police that she had been assaulted by her ex-boyfriend.

Police said 41-year-old Kenneth Benjamin came into the woman's home, saying he had to use the bathroom, then began assaulting her. The woman sustained severe injuries as a result of the assault.

Benjamin was arrested and lodged in the Graves County Jail. He's charged with 2nd degree burglary and 4th degree assault.

Published 01:21 PM, Monday Feb. 10, 2020
Updated 11:14 AM, Tuesday Feb. 11, 2020



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