Investigation launched after incident at Cuyahoga Detention Center

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CLEVELAND- The FOX 8 I-TEAM has learned the State Bureau of Criminal Investigation has been called in to review a “use of force” incident at the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Justice Center.

The Cuyahoga Sheriff’s Department requested BCI handle the investigation. A letter to BCI shows the incident involved a deputy and a juvenile resident at the juvenile center. It happened on April 5.

A spokesperson for BCI confirmed the investigation. However, BCI has not released the name of the deputy involved as he is “not currently facing charges.”

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