Inmate hospitalized after assault at Dorchester Penitentiary: CSC

An inmate has been taken to hospital following an assault at Dorchester Penitentiary. 

The Correctional Service of Canada says the inmate was found to have been assaulted just before 2 p.m. on July 22nd. 

The inmate was taken to an outside hospital to receive treatment, while no other injuries were reported. 

The Sackville detachment of the RCMP and the institution are investigating the incident. 

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