UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A Prince George’s County deputy sheriff and a county corrections officer have been indicted on charges stemming from the assault of a jail inmate.

County prosecutors announced charges Thursday against George Rogers, a deputy sheriff, and corrections officer David Nkemtitah.

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Prosecutors say Rogers in February beat up an inmate he was processing in the jail, taking him at one point into a search room to continue the assault.

Nkemtitah is accused of closing the door of the room in what prosecutors say was an attempt to conceal the assault.

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Both are charged with misconduct in office, and Rogers also was charged with second-degree assault.

A lawyer for Rogers said he hadn’t yet seen the evidence. It wasn’t immediately clear if Nkemtitah has a lawyer, and no telephone listing could be found.

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