Authorities say an inmate assaulted a corrections officer at the Keith County Jail in Ogallala.
The Nebraska State Patrol reports that it was alerted around 9 p.m. Monday that the jailer was attacked while escorting the inmate from a recreation room to a holding cell.
The jailer was taken to Ogallala Hospital for treatment of head, face aand chest injuries. None is considered life-threatening.
The names of those involved and other details haven’t been released.