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Three officers injured in jail assault
Attica, N.Y. Two Correction Officers and one Sergeant were seriously injured Saturday evening at the Wyoming Correctional Facility.
At around 6:10 p.m., a Correction Officer was assaulted while he confronted an inmate over not remaining in his cube while under restriction.
The inmate allegedly hit the Correction Officer from behind, giving him a concussion and a knee injury. An officer that assisted was also knocked back by the inmate and suffered a back injury.
The Sergeant escorting the inmate to the hospital slipped on wet pavement after the inmate became aggressive with him, causing the Sergeant to suffer a seizure, concussion, and fractured wrist.
All three officers were taken to United Memorial Hospital and were treated and released.