Clayton corrections officer allegedly hit handcuffed inmate; now he’s in jail

Rufus Lee Webb Jr.
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Rufus Lee Webb Jr.

Credit: Clayton County Sheriff's Office

Credit: Clayton County Sheriff's Office

A Clayton County Sheriff’s Office corrections officer was fired and arrested after allegedly striking a handcuffed inmate, authorities said Friday.

Rufus Lee Webb Jr. faces charges of battery and violation of oath by a public officer, according to Clayton County Jail records.

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A news release by the sheriff’s office said: “This conduct violates the core values of the Sheriff’s Office.”

No other information was released.

Webb remains in the Clayton County Jail without bond, records show.

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