Washington Co. Jail Officer Attacked By Unknown Person

Catherine Pegram

Updated 2 years ago

Authorities are trying to figure out who attacked a Washington County corrections officer, then took off. Sergeant Troy Lyons was on a routine patrol Monday night around the outside of the jail in Machais when someone hit him from behind. Lyons was taken to the hospital where he was treated for a cut to the head and a bruised shoulder.The Washington County Sheriff says Lyons was on the backside of a garage, out of a view of a security camera. Lyon is temporary off-duty while he recovers.


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