Guard stabbed at Fulton jail

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ATLANTA — Fulton County authorities say a guard at the county jail is recovering from a stab wound after being attacked by an inmate.

Fulton County sheriff's spokeswoman Tracy Flanagan says the officer, whose name has not been released, was stabbed Sunday night. She says the unidentified officer received a shallow cut to his back and was treated by a nurse and a jail doctor before being sent to a clinic for further examination.

Flanagan says charges are pending against the inmate.

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