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Inmate attacks inmate over their breakup, cops say

An inmate at the Stock Island Detention Center is accused of battery on another inmate.
An inmate at the Stock Island Detention Center is accused of battery on another inmate. Keynoter

A 30-year-old woman locked up at the Stock Island Detention Center on cocaine-selling allegations racked up another charge after police say she grabbed her inmate ex-girlfriend by the hair and dragged her into a corner of the recreation yard.

Shimika Clark then began yelling threats at Katrina Mitchell, 35, during the confrontation Sunday, according to the arrest report.

Clark now faces a felony charge for battery by a person detained in a jail.

The pony-tail yank was captured by the jail’s security cameras. Clark told police she pulled Mitchell’s hair but that it was only “horseplay.”

Clark also said she had broken up with Mitchell that day and she believed the allegation was retaliation for the breakup.

Mitchell said the two had been romantically involved, but she had ended the relationship days earlier, police said.

Gwen Filosa: @KeyWestGwen

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