Staff member assaulted at Nebraska State Penitentiary
Another prison employee was hospitalized after being assaulted by an inmate Sunday.
According to a statement released by the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services, it happened at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln .
The department says an inmate punched a staff member in the head.
Chemical agents and physical force were used to control the inmate. The injured staff member was treated and released from a local hospital.
The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services said the names of those involved will not be released.