December 27, 2018 04:34 PM
The Minnesota Department of Corrections is investigating an assault that occurred Thursday morning at the Minnesota Correctional Facility-St. Cloud.
According to a statement from the department, a corrections officer was assaulted in the dining hall at the facility. The statement said three other officers were injured while responding to the assault.
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All four staff were evaluated at the hospital and released, the department said.
"Our corrections officers are brave men and women who protect the people of Minnesota every day," the statement from the DOC said. "This incident will be fully investigated, and the offender responsible will be held accountable under the law.
Updated: December 27, 2018 04:34 PM
Created: December 27, 2018 04:30 PM
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