Shelby County corrections officer attacked by inmate

Shelby County corrections officer attacked by inmate
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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office says a female corrections officer is recovering after an on-duty attack Monday.

According to SCSO, a male inmate attacked the officer at the Shelby County Penal Farm.

The officer was punched multiple times in the face.

The inmate, whose name has not been released, is being charged with aggravated assault.

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