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Inmate Attacks Correctional Officer

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A correctional officer at the North Dakota State Penitentiary was attacked by an inmate last night. Tim Tausend with the Department of Corrections says the assault happened in the administrative segregation unit of the prison. That unit is now in lockdown.

The staff member was treated and released, but is not back to work.

Tausend says the Highway Patrol is investigating the assault. He did not have any information on what sentence the inmate was serving, but says he is now being kept in the administrative segregation unit.

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