Correctional Officer on Unpaid Leave Following Alleged Assault

By WHAG News

Published 07/16 2014 11:05AM

Updated 07/16 2014 06:40PM

BERKELEY COUNTY, W.Va. - A correctional officer at the Eastern Regional Jail is on unpaid leave, accused of assaulting former Martinsburg high school football player Justin Clinton. 

Clinton said the officer assaulted him while he was getting a hair cut at the jail.

Clinton is behind bars on several charges including burglary. An Internal investigation into the incident is underway. 

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