Lawsuit alleges assault by Pa. COs

Seeking damages in an undisclosed amount


By Andrew Carr
The Sentinel

CARLISLE, Pa. — A civil lawsuit filed in Cumberland County Court Dec. 14 alleges that two Cumberland County prison guards assaulted a woman who was restrained while being processed for DUI charges at the prison.

The complaint said the victim, Coleen Russell, 44, of Carlisle was arrested at 9:30 p.m. Aug. 12 and charged with DUI-related offenses in Lower Frankford Township by the State Police at Carlisle. She was taken to the Cumberland County Prison for booking and processing, where she alleges the assault took place.

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