Two Arrested in Mexico Home Burglary and Assault

Two people are facing charges accused of breaking into a Mexico home and assaulting a man yesterday (Wednesday) morning.

According to Mexico Public Safety it happened in the 300 block of East Liberty.

A 42 year old man said a man and a woman entered through the unlocked back door of his home, assaulted him and took some of his possessions.

The man suffered significant injuries and was taken to the University Hospital for treatment.

The suspects were identified as 32 year old Philip J. Sledge of Mexico and 25 year old Terra E. Burg of Mexico.

Sledge turned himself into Public Safety and was taken to the Audrain County Jail. Burg was found by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Callaway County and arrested for warrants from unrelated incidents.