OSKALOOSA, Iowa (AP) - An inmate at a southern Iowa county jail is accused of assaulting two people and attempting to escape custody.
The Mahaska (muh-HAS'-kuh) County Sheriff's Office and the Oskaloosa Police Department says the incident occurred Wednesday while 18-year-old Martell Lamar Tillman-Hollinshed was visiting a local doctor for an appointment.
Tillman-Hollinshed is accused of attempting to assault a jail staff member with a fire extinguisher. He allegedly fled into a neighboring yard before others restrained him. The doctor says she was assaulted in the process.
It's unclear whether additional charges are pending for Tillman-Hollinshed. Court records do not list an attorney.