5 Pima County Jail officers arrested for assault outside Tucson bar
Five Pima County Jail officers are under arrest in what authorities say was an unprovoked assault outside a downtown Tucson bar.
Police Sgt. Chris Widmer says the five sheriff's employees assigned to the Pima County Adult Detention Center all face four counts each of aggravated assault.
He says the assault began early Wednesday morning when a man attempted to lock his bicycle outside the Buffet Bar.
Widmer says in a release that one of the assailants punched the man, who then sought help.
He says when the victim returned with another man, they were confronted by the five suspects who began punching and kicking them.
At one point, a neighbor and his 17-year-old son tried to intervene and they were attacked. Read more...comments powered by Disqus