Inmate assaulted at Atlantic Institution in Renous

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) says an inmate has been assaulted at the Atlantic Institution in Renous.

The inmate was found injured around 9:30 p.m. on February 14th and was transported to an outside hospital to receive treatment after an evaluation by staff.

The CSC says the assailant has been identified "and the appropriate actions have been taken."

The Blackville detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the institution are investigating the incident.