Police: Inmate accused of stabbing deputy with pen

Courtesy: Metro Nashville Police Department

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – An inmate of the Metro jail is accused of stabbing a sheriff’s deputy in the face with a pen on Monday.

Metro police reported Blaine Fennely, 25, was being escorted down a hall of the Davidson County jail when he began walking away from the deputy escorting him.

After several warnings to stop, Fennely reportedly fled down the hall, kicked in door and hid in a shower stall.

According to an affidavit, the deputy used force to pin Fennely to the ground.

During the struggle, Fennely reportedly grabbed the deputy’s pen and jabbed him in the face several times, according to police.

Another officer assisted in subduing Fennely and he was taken back into custody.

The deputy was taken to an area hospital for treatment of his injuries.

Fennely faces charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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