DENVER (KDVR) — A Denver sheriff’s deputy was injured at the downtown detention center, according to the Denver Police Department.
At around 10 a.m. Tuesday, DPD said that a person in custody at the detention center allegedly assaulted the deputy in the housing area.
The deputy was transported to a local hospital and is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
The suspect is back in custody and is also being evaluated at a local hospital for possible injuries.
DPD said this is an open investigation, and they were looking into the circumstances around the incident.