A Dallas County detention officer was arrested Friday on charges of sexually abusing an inmate.

Richie Wimbish posted a $5,000 bond on the same day, said Carmen Castro, a spokeswoman for the Dallas County Sheriff's Department.

The investigation is ongoing.

Wimbish started working for the sheriff's office in April of 2008 and was last assigned in the West Tower, Castro said.

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