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      SLED: Correctional officer charged after assaulting juvenile detainee

      COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCIV) --{} A juvenile correctional officer at the S.C. Department of Juvenile Justice was arrested by SLED agents on Thursday in connection with the assault of a juvenile detainee, officials said.

      Edward Bing III, 32, was charged with one count of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.

      According to the arrest warrant, the detainee's leg was fractured as a result of the assault.

      If convicted for the felony charge, Bing could face up to 20 years in prison.

      Bing's bond is set at $20,000.

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