Inmate assaulted at Atlantic Institution in Renous

Correctional Service of Canada

An inmate was assaulted at Atlantic Institution in Renous last week.

The Correctional Service of Canada says the inmate was found at about 5 p.m. on January 7th and was taken to an outside hospital to receive treatment after being evaluated by staff.

The prison service has identified those responsible and says, "the appropriate actions have been taken."

Police and the institution are investigating the incident.