Covering Henry County: Corrections officer assaulted

Henry County, Ala. (WSFA) - -A corrections officer in the Henry County Jail is recovering after an assault in the jail.

Police tell WSFA 12 News, Antonio Bell assaulted the officer. No motive was released.

We're told he was in jail for attempted to elude police and possession of a stolen vehicle.  Bell is also under investigation in Georgia for other charges.  Now, Bell will face more charges.

The officer is expected to recover.