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Inmates come to prison guard's defense

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Arizona - An officer at one Arizona jail is now thanking inmates who came to the rescue during an attack.

Earlier this week, officer Rachel Harris entered an inmates cell for a routine check. Officials say that's when he attacked, knocking her to the ground and biting off part of her ear.

Other inmates heard her scream and rushed to her aid. At least one was hurt himself while fighting to save Harris. The inmates were rewarded with a pizza dinner.

Harris says she will return to work as soon as possible.