Hutchinson correctional officers battered by inmate

Jail bars (KSN File Photo)
Jail bars (KSN File Photo)

HUTCHINSON, Kansas – Two corrections officers at the Hutchinson Correctional Facility were battered by an inmate Friday morning while in the disciplinary administrator’s office.

Both officers were taken by staff to the Hutchinson Regional Medical Center for treatment and have been released.

The inmate was taken into custody and placed in the administrative segregation unit pending investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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