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Patrol says Keith County Jail inmate assaulted guard

April 3, 2019

OGALLALA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate assaulted a corrections officer at the Keith County Jail in Ogallala.

The Nebraska State Patrol reports that it was alerted around 9 p.m. Monday that the jailer was attacked while escorting the inmate from a recreation room to a holding cell.

The jailer was taken to Ogallala Hospital for treatment of head, face and chest injuries. None is considered life-threatening.

The names of those involved and other details haven’t been released.