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Officer Sustains Puncture Wound From Inmate Assault

Ossining, NY –Several officers were injured in separate assaults at the maximum security prison over the past two weeks, including one officer who was stabbed in the back with a sharpened pencil.

On Saturday, February 6, an officer was attacked during a routine random cell search. As one officer was conducting the search of a cell, a second officer stayed outside of the cell with the inmate. The inmate suddenly rushed the officer and jumped on her, knocking her to the ground causing her to strike the back of her head on the concrete floor.  FULL PRESS RELEASE