Pork Chop Alleged Weapon in Prison Stabbing

A prison inmate in Cleveland County is accused of stabbing another prisoner with a sharpened pork chop bone.

Lexington Correctional Center (search) inmate Erenesto Hernanced-Rosales, 39, was charged Wednesday with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

According to correctional officers, Hernandez-Rosales got into a fight with the other inmate on Nov. 28 and stabbed the man under the left eye with the bone. The bone had been sharpened and fashioned into a weapon.

Hernandez-Rosales admitted that he tried to stab the man's eye out, the correctional officers said.

Hernandez-Rosales is serving an eight-year sentence from Kay County for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.

Officials at the Lexington Correctional Center did not release the victim's name or condition.