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Authorities: Kansas inmate attacks to jail deputies

 

October 19, 2018



WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a female inmate attacked two Sedgwick County jail detention deputies, sending one to the hospital with potentially serious injuries.

The Wichita Eagle reports deputies were preparing to transfer the inmate from booking to housing Thursday evening when she assaulted them.

The woman had initially been arrested on a misdemeanor charge of criminal trespass.

Sgt. Lanon Thompson says the transfer procedure involves having the inmate showered, searched and issued clothing. That's when she became combative.

One deputy suffered minor injuries. The deputy who ha...



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