Juvenile hits correction officer while on duty

Posted at 4:13 PM, Jun 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-05 20:39:33-04

A youth at McLennan County State Juvenile Justice Correctional Facility assaulted a juvenile correctional officer on Monday.

According to the affidavit, youth Derek Jay England struck officer Juan Perez on the chin while he was on duty. Perez was trying to remove a ligature that England tied around his neck. He then clenched his fist and hit Perez.

The hit caused Perez’s bottom front teeth to be loosened.

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