Multiple assaults reported at Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center

Published: Sep. 14, 2023 at 12:40 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) is investigating multiple assaults at Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

Deputies said they were called to a local hospital for reports of three separate detainees being assaulted in their dorms on Thursday.

The first detainee said another cut him with a sharp object overnight. Two detainees said they were assaulted, one with a sharp object and the other with a mop in the overnight hours.

An Incident report for the three assaults. In one instance, an inmate reported they were bit on their left shoulder. Another victim said they did not know the person who attacked them and according to officials, RCSD deputies have been out to the jail 16 times in the past 14 days.

Deputies said they are investigating the three separate incidents.

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