A Monrovia police agent broke his hand early Thursday morning after a scuffle with an inmate in the city’s lockup, authorities said.
“There was a fight at the station. An officer broke his hand,” Monrovia police Lt. Mike Lee said.
The officer was identified as Agent Nick Manfredi. The inmate, who was not identified, was taken to an area hospital suffering from lacerations. He had been arrested on suspicionof being in possession of a homemade dagger, Lee said.
No further details were available.