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Pontiac Prison Guard Attacked

Posted by wlpo on January 30, 2013

PONTIAC, Ill. (AP) – State officials say an inmate at Pontiac Correctional Center assaulted and injured a prison guard.

The assault happened Monday and the correctional officer suffered facial injuries. A corrections spokeswoman says an investigation is under way. She says it’s an “isolated incident.”

Union officials say the officer may need surgery.

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