2 inmates hurt in assault in North Carolina prison

August 28, 2018

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Officials say two inmates were hurt during an incident in a housing unit in a North Carolina prison.

The N.C. Department of Public Safety said in a news release that the incident occurred Tuesday at Scotland Correctional Institution in Laurinburg. Officials said the two inmates were taken to a hospital outside of the prison for treatment. Their conditions weren’t known.

Spokesman Jerry Higgins said no staff members or other inmates were hurt. The incident is under internal investigation.

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