An officer at the Laurens County jail has been charged with simple assault and battery.
The State Law Enforcement Division said Monday that 29-year-old Daniel Blackstock was arrested for an incident nearly a year ago.
An arrest warrant says Blackstock attacked inmate Sugar Ray Robinson in the jail on Dec. 3.
SLED didn't release additional details on the incident.
Sheriff Ricky Chastain says Blackstock started working at the jail in 2005, but is no longer employed there.