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ANOTHER STAFF ASSAULT AT IOWA STATE PRISON

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THERE’S BEEN ANOTHER ASSAULT AGAINST A CORRECTIONAL OFFICER BY AN INMATE AT THE IOWA STATE PENITENTIARY.

THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS SAYS THE INMATE APPROACHED THE OFFICER AT HIS POST FRIDAY EVENING AND BEGAN ASSAULTING THE OFFICER.

NEARBY STAFF WERE ALERTED AND RESPONDED TO RESTRAIN THE INMATE.

THE OFFICER WAS TRANSPORTED TO A LOCAL HOSPITAL AND THEN TO THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOSPITAL FOR EXAMINATION AND OBSERVATION.

THE INMATE WAS NOT INJURED.

THE PRISON WAS PLACED ON MODIFIED RESTRICTED MOVEMENT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.