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Inmate charged for attacking jail employee

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Neal Woods. Source: Gregg County Jail Neal Woods. Source: Gregg County Jail

An inmate at an East Texas jail is charged with attacking a jailer.

Officials say 58-year-old Neal Woods, already jailed on a DWI charge, assaulted a female Gregg County jailer, shoving her into a wall and then taking her canister of pepper spray.

He was restrained by other staff, and is now charged with assaulting a public servant.

Woods is being held on bonds totaling 10-thousand dollars.

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