FORT EDWARD, N.Y. - The Sheriff's Office says a Washington County inmate has been charged with assaulting a fellow inmate.
Sheriff Jeffrey Murphy says 27-year-old Robert Murat-Hinton of Fort Ann is accused of assaulting another inmate while confined in the Washington County Jail for a parole violation. As a result of the assault the other inmate sustained several cuts and 11 stitches to his face.
He has been charged with felony second-degree assault and remanded to the Washington County jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 secure bond. Additional charges are possible.