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Correctional officer charged with simple assault

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A correctional officer at Rhode Island's state prison is accused of using excessive force on a prisoner.

Jonathan Addison, 44, of Johnston, was arrested and charged with simple assault, state police said Thursday.

Addison was arraigned in Providence District Court and released on personal recognizance.

The state police and the Department of Corrections said the arrest relates to an incident in high security on July 15.

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