Corrections officer arrested again, on assault charges

Patricia Daniels (Photo provided by the Bridgeport Police Dept.)

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH)– The state corrections officer accused in connection with a deadly hit-and-run is in even more legal hot water.

46-year old Patricia Daniels now faces charges of assault and risk of injury to a minor.

According to the Connecticut Post,  prosecutors say that she beat a young girl with a belt during a sleep-over at her home earlier this month.

Related: State correction officer pleads not guilty in fatal crash

Daniels was already facing charges for a hit and run crash on Boston Avenue last December  that killed a mother of three and left her son seriously injured.

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