Corrections Officer Assaulted at the Michigan Reformatory in Ionia
A spokesperson with the Michigan Department of Corrections says the officer was hit in the back of the head, knocking him unconscious.
The officer regained consciousness on scene, and was taken to the hospital for a medical evaluation. Reports say the officer didn’t receive any cuts, and the injury appears to be non-life threatening.
The Michigan Reformatory houses inmates classified under Level 2 and Level 4 security, the higher the level the more risk. Level 5 is considered maximum security. According to WOOD-TV 8, the attack happened in Level 4 housing.
The inmate has been placed in isolation.