Police: Employee at Attica Correctional charged with sex abuse, misconduct
Attica, N.Y. (WHAM) - A civilian employee at Attica Correctional Facility was arrested by State Police Wednesday.
Investigators said they opened a case in September into allegations against 53-year-old Joann Thompson. Thompson allegedly had an unlawful personal relationship with an inmate.
Thompson worked at the prison during that time.
State Police charged Thompson with official misconduct and second-degree sex abuse.
Thompson was issued an appearance ticket and is scheduled to return to the Town of Attica Court at a later date.