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2 detention center workers accused of battery

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Sheriff Steve Prator says two security counselors at the Caddo Juvenile Detention Center have been arrested on battery charges for their treatment of juvenile inmates. Prator says the arrests involved separate cases.

Prator says 29-year-old Allan Bigham Brown II, of Shreveport, was arrested on two counts of simple battery. Forty-five-year-old Irma Jean Williams, of Bossier City, was arrested on one count of simple battery.

Brown is accused of pinning a 15-year-old boy down, leaning on him with his weight, and pushing his elbows into the boy's chest. The incident occurred on Nov. 15.

Williams is accused of slapping a 15-year-old boy in the mouth with the back of her hand on Jan. 6.

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