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Nebraska Youth Correctional Facility staff member assaulted

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Posted at 12:14 PM, Jul 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-27 13:14:51-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — A staff member from the Nebraska Correctional Youth Facility was allegedly assaulted by an inmate yesterday.

According to a press release from the Nebraska Department of Corrections, the inmate refused to listen to the directions from the staff member and tried to move around them.

The staff person, according to authorities, then attempted to restrain the inmate. Then, the inmate allegedly punched the staff member in the head multiple times.

The injured staff member was assessed at an Omaha hospital and was determined to have serious injuries.

An investigation into the incident has been launched.

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