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DJJ officer charged with breaking juvenile inmate's leg

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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

The State Law Enforcement Division has arrested a 32-year-old juvenile correctional officer and charged him with assaulting a Department of Juvenile Justice inmate.

According to SLED, Edward Bing III is charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.

The arrest warrant says Bing assaulted the inmate back on July 22.

The warrant goes on to say that the assault was so severe, the inmate suffered a compound fracture in his leg.

Bing was booked at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center. If convicted, he could face up to 20 years in prison.

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