Two corrections officers injured in assault at Faribault prison

MCF-Faribault remains under lockdown

Adam Carter
November 05, 2018 - 11:41 am

Minnesota Department of Corrections

Two corrections officers are recovering after being injured during an assault at the Faribualt prison.

According to the Minnesota Department of Corrections, the assault happened Sunday at approximately 6pm. The two officers injured in the assault were taken to the hospital, treated, and then released.

The DOC says the offender who was responsible was placed into restrictive housing.

The prison is still locked down.

There has been a rash of injuries to corrections officers at Minnesota prisons this year, which have resulted in the deaths of two officers.