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Inmate Facing Additional Charges After Allegedly Assaulting Guard

Posted at 10:49 AM, Feb 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-14 10:50:48-05

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ky. (The State Journal)– A Franklin County inmate is facing a felony charge after she allegedly assaulted a guard.

32-year-old Ashley Walters was indicted earlier this week by a grand jury.

The State Journal is reporting that Walters assaulted Staff Sergeant Robert Kelty on Feb. 5.

So far, there is no word on what led to the assault, but the guard reportedly needed medical treatment.

Walters is now facing a third-degree assault charge.

She’s currently being held on a full $10,000 cash bond.