The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) is reporting that that an inmate has been taken to a public hospital following an altercation with a Correctional Officer this morning, February (21).
Reports received from the Acting Superintendent on duty, are that the inmate refused to re-enter his cell following the distribution of breakfast. Upon repeat of the command, the inmate hurled his breakfast at the Staff Officer in retaliation.
He was subdued by the Officer and both parties received injuries. The inmate was taken to the Medical Orderly on the compound of the institution for examination and later transferred to a public hospital for further treatment.
An investigation has been launched into the incident.