Fayetteville murder suspect attacks detention officer

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A man is accused of assaulting a detention officer.

An inmate who is a suspect in a murder case is in more legal trouble after authorities say he attacked a detention officer.

Bruce Lawrence Master was charged on Friday with felony assault on a detention facility employee.

Master is in jail pending trial for the June 2015 robbery and murder of Derek Jones on Dominion Road in Fayetteville.

Master was being held on a $250,000.00 secured bond when he allegedly assaulted detention officer Daniel Adams.

Adams was struck in the face several times with a closed fist causing lacerations. Adams was taken to Cape Fear Valley Health Systems for treatment.

Master will have a first appearance before a District Court Judge on Monday at 2:30 p.m.

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