Clarion County, PA – An inmate is facing aggravated assault charges after a fight inside the Clarion County Jail.

34-year-old Judson Jones allegedly beat up another inmate in late January. Officials say the unnamed victim claims Jones was mad about a racist comment that the victim made.

The victim’s medical records show that he had a collapsed left lung and a chest tube had to be inserted. He also had cuts and scrapes all over his body and face.

Jones is facing felony aggravated assault charges and a misdemeanor charge of simple assault. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Feb. 13.

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