Rapides Inmate Claims Deputy Struck Him While Handcuffed

A Rapides Parish inmate treated for minor injuries has lodged a complaint against a deputy.

Sheriff’s office officials say the incident IS being investigated, but they are not releasing names at this time.

The inmate reports a deputy struck him while he was handcuffed. The incident happened last week, and the office says findings will be turned over to the DA’s office once they’re completed.

KLAX ABC 31 News 9/3/15