Arrest made after attack at Juvenile Detention Center

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Published: Aug. 16, 2022 at 1:27 PM CDT
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PEORIA (25 News Now) - An 18-year-old is now in the Peoria County Jail after police say he attacked a staff member at the Juvenile Detention Center.

Peoria police say it happened shortly after 11:30 a.m. on Monday.

A police report says a sheriff’s deputy was called to the Juvenile Detention Center on a report that inmate Lamarion Tolliver was causing issues and had to be restrained. Police say he kicked a staff member in the face and broke a phone in the pod he was in.

Tolliver was taken to the Peoria County Jail on charges of aggravated battery to a correctional employee and criminal damage to property.

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