Metro Corrections inmate accused of throwing blood at officer’s face

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by WHAS11.com

WHAS11.com

Posted on March 10, 2014 at 3:01 PM

Updated Monday, Mar 10 at 7:24 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- An inmate already behind bars at Metro Corrections is facing more charges after police say he threw his blood at a correction officer's face.

Tyler Berrios, 24, was in jail on criminal child abuse charges.

Police say early Saturday morning, March 8, he refused the officer's orders and when the officer went to put him in restraints, he lunged and threw the blood.

The officer was taken to the hospital because of the blood exposure and was also treated for a hand injury.

Berrios is now charged with assault, criminal mischief and menacing.
 

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