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Man arrested for reported battery, rape in Great Bend

Thirty-two-year-old Tanner Cox, of Hoisington was arrested Friday (Oct. 23) in connection with...
Thirty-two-year-old Tanner Cox, of Hoisington was arrested Friday (Oct. 23) in connection with a reported battery and rape in Great Bend.(KWCH)
Published: Oct. 23, 2020 at 8:10 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The Barton County Sheriff’s Office on Friday (Oct. 23) announced the arrest of a Hoisington man in connection with a battery and rape reported last week in Great Bend.

After conducting interviews and follow-up investigations, the sheriff’s office said officers arrested 32-year-old Tanner J. Cox in Great Bend. The sheriff’s office said Cox is being held on requested charges of attempted murder in the second degree and violation of a protective order.

“Cox is being held in lieu of a $500,000 bond," the Barton County Sheriff’s Office said.

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