Deputy recovering after confrontation with inmate

Deputy recovering after confrontation with inmate

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia sheriff's deputy is recovering from his injuries after authorities say he was attacked by an inmate.

The Savannah Morning News reports (http://bit.ly/13StPUO) that the Chatham County deputy was working at the county jail Sunday night when the attack took place.

Sheriff's spokeswoman Gena Bilbo said the deputy's injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Authorities say a 24-year-old inmate is facing charges in connection with the incident.

 

Information from: Savannah Morning News, http://www.savannahnow.com

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