5 Minnesota Prison Workers Injured in Inmate Melee

5 Minnesota Prison Workers Injured in Inmate Melee Photo: KSTP

March 25, 2018 07:45 PM

The Minnesota Department of Corrections says five staff members at the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Oak Park Heights had to be treated at a hospital after an inmate melee.

Department of Corrections spokesperson Sarah Fitzgerald tells the Pioneer Press that the workers were treated and released in the same day. The Friday night incident involving an unknown number of inmates is under investigation.

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