Yonkers man guilty of punching and biting corrections officer

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A Yonkers man is facing prison time after officials say he attacked a Westchester County corrections officer.

Paul Overton, 34, was convicted of second-degree assault on Tuesday.

Prosecutors say he did not comply with any orders and punched and bit the officer at the Westchester County jail back in 2017.

It happened while he was being held on an unrelated charge.

He now faces seven years in state prison when he's sentenced in March

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