Authorities: Ulster County inmate charged for attempting to assault corrections officer

Authorities say a 21-year-old man is facing charges for an attempted assault at the Ulster County Jail. 
Detectives were assigned to an investigation on Aug. 28 regarding a physical altercation that occurred within the jail. 
The investigation found that a male inmate attempted to physically assault a corrections officer and physically assaulted another inmate.
The suspect is charged with assault, attempted assault and criminal possession of a weapon. 
He was remanded to the Ulster County Jail and will appear in the City of Kingston Court on a later date.