Leavenworth Inmates Attack Officers

By: AP
By: AP

Two officers at the Leavenworth Detention Facility are hospitalized after being assaulted by inmates. The Kansas City Star reports the officers are in stable condition, but the extent of their injuries has not been released.

The assault occurred about 10:15 p.m. Wednesday night in a high-security area at the facility. A facility spokeswoman says the officers were making routine rounds when three inmates assaulted them in two separate attacks. No inmates were injured. The facility is on lockdown, while the attacks are investigated.


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