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Officer Injured In Scuffle With Jail Inmate

Last updated on Thursday, March 18, 2010

(SEYMOUR, IN) - An officer, employed at the Jackson County Jail was injured Tuesday night when an inmate began to attack the man.

Police say that Sergeant David Drake was attempting to relocate 28-year-old Justin T. Morgan of Seymour when Morgan began to fight with the officer.

Drake suffered a hand injury in the scuffle.

Morgan will likely face charges of battery with serious injury, a Class C felony.

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