The Substance Abuse Treatment Facility at Corcoran State Prison is on lockdown today following an inmate's attack on a female officer.
The attack took place at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the facility's maximum security unit, a spokesman said. The officer was attacked with a sharp instrument the inmate fabricated. She was treated at an area hospital and released, and the attacker has been isolated.
The lockdown will continue until an investigation of the incident is complete, the spokesman said.