Chief deputy: Houston Co. jailer assaulted by inmate

Chief deputy: Houston Co. jailer assaulted by inmate

HOUSTON COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A Houston County Jail inmate allegedly assaulted a jailer Friday morning.

Chief Deputy G.P. Shearer said the jailer suffered minor injuries in the alleged assault and was taken to the hospital. The jailer was released from the hospital a short time later, Shearer said.

The suspect's name was not released Friday afternoon, but Shearer said that the inmate will be charged with assault of a public servant.

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