|Deputies: Dangerous NC inmate assaults guard during jail escape|
LEXINGTON, N.C. - Authorities say an escaped jail inmate is dangerous after he put a detention officer in the hospital.
The Davidson County Sheriff's Office said Sunday that 23-year-old Benjamin Lee Small of Thomasville attacked the female guard, ran from the Lexington jail and got away despite a foot chase by fellow detention officers.
Authorities say the jailer suffered serious injuries late Saturday that are not life-threatening.
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