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Springhill inmate taken to hospital after assault

The Springhill Institution is still on lockdown after yesterday’s incident. Local residents feel content with having the institution nearby and feel safe.
The Springhill Medium Security Institution - File

SPRINGHILL – An inmate was taken to hospital following an assault at the Springhill institution on Jan. 18.

The injured inmate was evaluated by staff members before being taken to hospital for treatment.

The local detachment of the RCMP and the institution are presently investigating the incident.

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

The Correctional Service of Canada is reviewing the incident and take the appropriate measures.

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