DJJ Correctional officer charged with assaulting detainee

DJJ corrections officer charged with assaulting detainee.

RICHLAND COUNTY (WACH) â?? South Carolina Law Enforcement Division agents arrested a juvenile correctional officer Thursday for allegedly assaulting a juvenile detainee.

Authorities say 32-year old Edward Bing III is charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature; a felony offense.

Bing allegedly assaulted a juvenile detainee, causing a compound fracture of the juvenile's leg. The case will be prosecuted by the 5th circuit solicitor's office.