FLORENCE, AZ - An Arizona Department of Corrections employee suffered serious injuries after an assault by an inmate Thursday.
The incident occurred at the Arizona State Prison Complex-Eyman in Florence around 9:30 a.m., according to the Department of Corrections.
Staff at the Meadows Unit of the prison restrained and secured the inmate suspected of the assault around 9:30 a.m., prison officials said.
The unit remains on lock down.
The employee was transported to a medical facility for treatment and evaluation. The injuries reportedly do not appear to be life-threatening.
The incident is still under investigation.