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Staff Recover Two Weapons in Two Attacks

Elmira, NY – Staff recovered a ceramic razor blade and a rock inside of a sock that were used in two separate inmate on inmate attacks at the maximum security correctional facility last week.

Both incidents occurred on Friday, August 19. The first fight occurred in the mess hall corridor. A sergeant observed one inmate, armed with a weighted black cloth, strike another inmate several times in the head. The two inmates began exchanging punches. Several orders were given to stop fighting, which were eventually complied to.  FULL PRESS RELEASE