|Officer recovering after inmate bites off parts of his ears|
OKLAHOMA CITY - Deputies with the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office are hoping for a speedy recovery after a five-year veteran with the agency was injured Saturday.
"The detention officer was just going in to pick up a tray when out of nowhere the inmate jumped on him and just started hitting and kicking him, knocking him to the ground," said Mark Opgrande with the sheriff’s office.
The inmate is 22-year-old Benjamin Malcom Buford, in jail as he awaits trial for sexual battery, according to KFOR.
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