Posted: Jan 21, 2013 10:37 AM by Associated Press
Updated: Jan 21, 2013 10:38 AM
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - A Cape Girardeau city jail inmate is charged with assaulting a jailer.
Twenty-two-year-old Charlesmen Bobo of Cape Girardeau faces one count of second-degree assault on a corrections officer.
Cape Girardeau Police Department spokesman Darin Hickey says Bobo is accused of punching a jailer several times Thursday while he was being put into a cell.
The jailer was taken to a hospital with serious, but not life-threatening, injuries.
Bobo is jailed in Cape Girardeau County on a $25,000 cash-only bond. He initially was arrested on a Cape Girardeau County warrant for failure to appear for traffic violations. No attorney is listed for him in online court records.