Review for attacked officer at Manawatu Prison

  • 29/09/2015
Manawatu Prison (File)
Manawatu Prison (File)

Corrections are reviewing the security classification of an inmate who attacked an officer with a weapon at Manawatu Prison.

Two other staff were hurt when they intervened - none have life threatening injuries.

The prisoner is being transferred to the Management Unit at Rimutaka Prison.

Police have been advised and are investigating.