Worker accused of raping Ole Miss student

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Uhola B. Herrington

OXFORD, Miss. — A construction worker has been charged with the sexual assault of a University of Mississippi student, police say.

Uhola B. Herrington, 22, of West Monroe, Louisiana was taken into custody Friday.

Police say he was in Oxford working on a construction project when he met the young woman at a local bar and allegedly assaulted her in the back of a truck near Jackson Avenue on Friday.

Herrington’s bond was set at $75,000