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Inmate hits another inmate, ruptures his eardrum

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A jail inmate was arrested Friday for assault in the second degree. 

Police say while 25-year-old Zachary Bergen was incarcerated in Wayne County Jail on October 10, he struck another inmate. That inmate suffered a ruptured eardrum as a result.  

Bergen was arrested and is now back at the Wayne County Jail without bail. 

His court appearance date at the Town of Lyons Court to answer for the charges is being determined.

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