2 inmates attack guard at Anamosa prison

ANAMOSA, Iowa – State prison officials said three staff members at the prison in Anamosa were injured after they were attacked by two inmates.

Iowa Department of Corrections spokesman Fred Scaletta said the injuries were not life-threatening, and the employees were treated at a hospital and released. Their names were not released.

The incident happened Tuesday afternoon. Scaletta said the two inmates were quickly restrained, and the prison was placed on temporary lockdown.

The inmates’ names were not released pending an investigation.




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