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      Deputies: Corrections officer arrested for assaulting inmate

      <font size="2">Richland County Sheriffâ??s Department investigators have arrested a Corrections Officer for assaulting an inmate.</font>


      COLUMBIA (WACH)â??Richland County Sheriffâ??s Department investigators have arrested a Corrections Officer for assaulting an inmate.


      Kiara Lusk, 25, was arrested for assaulting an inmate and causing injuries to her elbow and back.


      Sheriff Leon Lott says the incident occurred inside one of the dorms at Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center and was witnessed by another corrections officer. Sheriff Lott says a verbal altercation between Lusk and the inmate led to the assault.


      An investigation was initiated by the staff at Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center and was reported to the Richland County Sheriffâ??s Department.


      The inmate was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

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