Inmate assaulted at Atlantic Institution

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Correctional Service Canada (CSC) says an inmate was assaulted at Atlantic Institution in Renous on Wednesday.

A release from CSC says at around 5:00 p.m. on October 2, an inmate was found to have been the victim of an assault.

The injured inmate was evaluated by staff members and transported to an outside hospital for treatment.

CSC says it is investigating the incident along with the Blackville Detachment of the RCMP.

The prison service says the assailant has been identified and the appropriate actions have been taken.

No staff members or other inmates were injured during this incident.