September 18, 2018 03:41 PM
The Minnesota Correctional Facility-Faribault remains under lockdown Tuesday after a corrections officer was assaulted by an offender Monday morning in an incident that left four officers injured in all, according to the Minnesota Department of Corrections.
A DOC spokesperson said the assault remains under investigation.
The DOC spokesperson said the incident occurred around 11:30 a.m. in the dining hall. The officer was reportedly punched in the face. Other corrections officers responded immediately, and three of the other officers were also injured.
All four officers were taken to the hospital for further evaluation. The inmate has been removed from the general population and placed in restrictive housing.
Updated: September 18, 2018 03:41 PM
Created: September 18, 2018 03:31 PM
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