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Inmate Allegedly Throws Hot Cooking Oil and Food on Officers

Ossining, NY –Two officers sustained minor injuries when an inmate allegedly threw hot cooking oil and food on them from his cell two floors above.

The incident occurred on Tuesday, December 10 at approximately 6:36 p.m.   The two officers were standing near the front gate of the cell block when they were showered with hot food and cooking oil from a cell above them.  Both officers were struck in the face and eyes by the food and oil.  The officers were treated by medical staff at the facility and transported to a local hospital for treatment.  Full Release