Prisoner accused of knocking guard unconscious with padlock
IONIA, MI (WLNS) – Officials say a prisoner at Michigan Reformatory in Ionia hit a corrections officer in the back of the head with a padlock, knocking him unconscious.
Our media partners at MLive say the attack happened around10 a.m. Thursday.
Corrections Department spokesman Chris Gautz says the guard regained consciousness and was taken to a hospital for medical evaluation.
Gautz says the prison placed the suspect in segregation while it investigates.
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