Otago Daily Times

Prison staff mem­ber at­tacked

- Crime · Incidents · Prison

Auck­land: An Auck­land Prison staff mem­ber was se­ri­ously in­jured in an at­tack by an in­mate on Satur­day night.

Guards were in­spect­ing a dam­aged cell door when the male pris­oner, who had es­caped from his cell, at­tacked them from the cor­ri­dor. One guard sus­tained se­ri­ous in­juries.

Cor­rec­tions re­gional com­mis­sioner Lynette Cave said ad­di­tional staff were ros­tered on last night and there would be in­creased pa­trols. — RNZ

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