CRESTVIEW – A 21-year-old inmate at the Okaloosa County Jail was charged with battery after allegedly punching another inmate during a fight about underwear.

The victim had accused the suspect of taking his underwear.

The argument was taking place in front of a correctional officer, who was also a witness when the alleged underwear thief punched the other man in the eye.

The victim required medical treatment to close the cut above his right eye.