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Tulsa County detention officer accused of striking inmate with radio

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Posted at 9:20 PM, Oct 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-18 05:31:02-04

TULSA -- A Tulsa County Sheriff's Office detention officer is on unpaid leave after officials said he struck an inmate with a radio while working at the jail.

Ransom Wise Adedeji faces one count of misdemeanor assault after the incident, which officials said happened on Oct. 12.

Adedeji was hired as a detention officer in July.

He turned himself in to the jail on Tuesday night.

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