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Sep 11, 2013 1:04 PM by Elaine Sheridan

Staff members injured by inmate at Florence prison

Three staff members at a federal prison in Florence are recovering after being attacked by an inmate this morning.

The Federal Bureau of Prisons says the attack happened in the Administrative Maximum Prison, also known as "SuperMax" at 7am Wednesday morning.

An inmate allegedly attacked a staff members with a homemade weapon, but was quickly restrained. The staff members were all taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

"SuperMax" is one of 3 prisons located within the Florence Federal Correction Complex just south of the town of Florence.

 

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