Inmate assaults officer at Tennessee prison

(Photo: WKRN)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – An officer was assaulted by an inmate Saturday at a west Tennessee prison.

It happened at the Turney Center Industrial Complex in Only, Tennessee, located in Hickman County.

Officials said other staff immediately intervened and “took appropriate corrective action.”

The officer sustained non-life threatening injuries and was given medical treatment.

“An investigation into the incident is ongoing and no further details are available at this time,” state officials said.

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