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REPORT: HIV positive inmate throws urine at corrections officer

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An HIV positive inmate at Louisville Metro Corrections is facing a brand new charge after he allegedly threw a cup of his own urine at a corrections officer.

According to an arrest report, 24-year-old Charles Clark threw the urine shortly after 10:30 Wednesday morning.

The urine allegedly struck the officer on the left side of his body, "saturating his uniform, shirt and pants, t-shirt, underwear, socks, uniform boots and web gear."

Authorities say all clothing items -- including the boots and belt -- had to be destroyed. The corrections officer was taken to University Hospital for treatment and decontamination, due to the fact that Clark is HIV positive.

Clark is charged with second degree assault, a felony.

And it's not the first time he's accused of using his own urine as a weapon. In a separate incident, authorities say he threw a cup of his own urine on a corrections officer on Feb. 1.

That officer was hit in his head, face, neck, shoulder and chest, and had to be taken to the hospital for decontamination and treatment, according to an arrest report.

Clark also allegedly threatened to spit on any officer who entered his cell. He was charged with attempted murder and assault in connection with that incident.

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