Corrections officer injured after female inmate recaptured at Cocke County jail

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NEWPORT, Tenn. (WATE) – The Cocke County Sheriff’s Office says a female inmate made a short escape from the Cocke County Jail Tuesday and was recaptured. 

Although the female inmate was recaptured, a corrections officer suffered some injuries, according to Sheriff Armando Fontes. The officer is being treated. 

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