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Forsyth County Jail inmate accused of battery on deputy

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FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — A prisoner at the Forsyth County jail faces additional charges after he allegedly struck a deputy in the chest Nov. 7.

Adam Mitchell Wood, a 41-year-old Cumming man, was charged with simple battery against detention officer. Wood was at the jail on unrelated charges. He met a deputy who was entering his housing unit at the door and struck the officer in the chest with an open palm, according to the Sheriff’s Office. Wood then ran back into the cell block’s day room.

It was unclear if the incident left the deputy with any injuries.

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