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Yakima inmate faces assault charges for attacking a corrections officer

YAKIMA, Wash. - A Yakima County jail inmate is facing assault charges after being accused of attacking a corrections officer.

According to court papers, Gustavo Franco, 26, attacked a Yakima County corrections corporal last Friday during a routine security check. Papers say Franco punched the corrections officer multiple times, leaving the officer with several bruises to his face and a busted lip.

Franco was placed in an inmate isolation room in wrist and ankle restraints where reports say he also assaulted a corrections officer who was trying to remove his restraints.

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