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Deputy attacked by inmate inside jail cell

CULPEPER, VA (WWBT) -

Intense moments were caught on camera when an inmate attacked a deputy inside a jail cell in Culpeper.

The sheriff's office said the deputy was getting a mattress for the inmate after he was moved to an isolation cell.

The inmate had already flooded another cell and damaged a camera.

The deputy tased the inmate twice following the attack, and the deputy received an injury to his face. However, the inmate was not harmed.

The inmate is behind bars on attempted murder charges and shooting a firearm from a vehicle.

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