Jail Altercation Results in Gage County Inmate Criminal Citation

BEATRICE – An assault at the Gage County jail resulted in an inmate being cited for an attack on another prisoner.

Sheriff Millard Gustafson says 22-year-old Simon Hauck is suspected of assaulting another inmate, who was punched one time in the face.   The inmate who was struck was not identified by authorities.

Investigators say the incident happened Friday morning, just before 10:30.

Sheriff’s officers reviewed jail video, interviewed the victim and another inmate who witnessed the incident.  The victim did not require medical attention.

Hauck was issued a criminal citation for second-degree assault.  He has been in jail on a probation violation.

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