Livingston County Deputy attacked by inmate attempting escape
Written by WBTA STAFF on January 11, 2018
53 year old Sharry Habberfield is facing felony charges of Assault on a Peace Officer and Attempted Escape following an incident at the Livingston County Jail.
On Tuesday morning Habberfield allegedly asked a female deputy to assist her in the common area of her housing unit.
She then attacked the deputy, choking her and threatening to kill her and escape.
The deputy was able to defend herself until other officers intervened.
There was no report of serious injury.
Habberfield who was being held on charges of Criminal Possession of a Weapon and Grand Larceny was remanded back to the custody of the Sheriff in lieu of $15,000 bail.