An inmate behind held for Fulton County allegedly attacked a fellow inmate at the Douglas County Jail.
Eddie Barnard Reed was charged with riot in a penal institution on Wednesday, June 18, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
Reed was brought before a Douglas Magistrate Court Thursday morning and received a $4,500 bond.
The Sheriff’s Office says Reed attacked the inmate in the recreation yard. The victim was emptying a mop bucket in the yard, when Reed allegedly attacked him from behind. Reed punched the victim and continued hitting him after he was knocked down.
A deputy broke up the attack.