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MANSFIELD -- A Bucyrus resident has been indicted by an October session of the Richland County grand jury for breaking into the home of his ex-girlfriend and assaulting her and a guest of the home.

Dimitri Miles, 27, allegedly broke into the home of his ex-girlfriend and assaulted her and a male at her home on the 100-block of Claiborne Avenue, said Brandon Pigg, chief criminal attorney in the Richland County Prosecutor's Office.

The incident, Pigg said, allegedly occurred on Sept. 11, 2019.

"The allegation is he confronted them both and committed felonious assault," Pigg said. "He also threatened them with a gun."

Miles has been charged with two counts of aggravated burglary, six counts of a firearm specification and four counts of felonious assault.

Other indictments included Jordan Jennings, a 27-year-old Mansfield resident who has been charged with aggravated burglary, abduction and two counts of domestic violence.

The charges stem from two dates, one on June 20 and one one Sep. 8.

"On June 20th, it is alleged that the defendant assaulted his live-in girlfriend at a residence within the 200 block of Spring Street. On Sept. 8, it is alleged he returned to that address, and when he was not allowed to come in, he entered through a window and then once inside, assaulted the (former) live-in girlfriend," Pigg said. "The residence was their shared residence in June, but in September, it was no longer a shared residence."

Kristopher Zahnisher, 26, of Mansfield, was indicted on charges of felonious assault, and two firearm specifications.

Pigg said an alleged incident on March 1, 2019 when police were dispatched to the 1200 block of Hickory Lane.

"When they arrived, the allegation is, they saw the defendant outside, injured and later would speak to the 36-year-old female victim," he said. "The allegation is earlier, he assaulted (the victim) with a handgun.

"She was able to get the gun and defend herself, but the charges in this case are on the initial assault on her."

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Noah Jones is host to The Open Mic Podcast -- available on Apple Podcasts! He is the crime, education and music reporter for Richland Source. He is a native of St. Louis, Missouri and a giant Cardinals fan.