Nashville inmate accused of assaulting nurse in jail

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An inmate is accused of assaulting a nurse, pulling her by her hair and kicking her in the face.

Shirley Didley, also known as Basheera Yousef, is charged with assault.

According to her arrest affidavit, Didley attacked the nurse working at the Davidson County Detention Facility as she was administering a medical procedure.

Officers say Didley pulled the nurse to the ground by her hair, then kicked and punched her in the face.

The nurse had “a contusion to her jaw and facial bruising.” 

Didley has been in jail since March 14, recently booked on charges of assault, vandalism, disorderly conduct and making a non-emergency call to 911. 

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