Inmate allegedly attacked Kane County guards with pencils


32yo Fabian Torres

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

AURORA, Ill. — A Kane County Jail inmate is accused of attacking two guards with a makeshift weapon made of pencils.

Kane County Undersheriff Pat Gengler says Fabian J. Torres of Sleepy Hollow asked for a book early Wednesday during recreation time and then attacked two officers as they opened the door to give it to him. One officer sustained a small puncture wound to the face while the other got a cut on the bridge of his nose during the attack.

The 32-year-old Torres is charged with two counts of aggravated battery to a police officer.

Gengler says Torres took small pencils and bound them together using a label from a shampoo bottle to create a weapon.

Prior to the attack, Torres was being held without bond on charges stemming from the stabbing and sexual assault on a 19-year-old woman and the stabbing of her brother in their home.


Latest News

More News