Lancaster County Jail Inmate Accused of 1st Degree Assault

Lancaster County Jail Inmate Accused of 1st Degree Assault

A man held at the Lancaster County Jail at 38th West O Street is facing more charges after an assault Saturday around 5 p.m.  Police were called and spoke to corrections staff who sad an inmate had been assaulted by another inmate and needed to be transported to a hospital by ambulance.

Corrections staff showed officers video of the assault.  It showed the victim entering a bathroom.  A short time later, 39 year old Richard Roebuck walked into the bathroom and exits minutes later.

The victim is then seen exiting the bathroom with significant facial injuries.  The victim was treated at a local area hospital for multiple facial fractures.  The victim stated that Roebuck struck him multiple times in the face over a disagreement that happened earlier that day.

Roebuck was arrested for 1st Degree Assault.