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Correctional officers stop remand person in custody from attacking staff member
     ​Correctional officers at Lo Wu Correctional Institution stopped a female remand person in custody from attacking a staff member today (November 9).

     At 2.21pm today, a 33-year-old female remand person in custody suddenly became emotional and attacked a correctional officer inside a dayroom. The officer at the scene immediately ordered the assailant to stop and called for reinforcement.

     During the incident, the officer sustained an injury to her face. She did not need to be sent to a public hospital after examination and treatment by the institution Medical Officer. The assailant did not sustain any injuries.

     The case has been reported to the Police for investigation.

     The assailant was remanded for the offence of theft in July 2023.
Ends/Thursday, November 9, 2023
Issued at HKT 18:45
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