Police Say Prisoner Attacked Guard

By Ben Manning | bmanning@wtajtv.com

Published 08/03 2014 03:38PM

Updated 08/03 2014 03:39PM

BENNER TOWNSHIP, CENTRE COUNTY - State Police say a prison inmate attacked a guard and sent him to the hospital.

It happened Saturday morning at SCI Benner Township. Police say the 39 year old inmate got into an argument with one of the corrections officers in the dining hall. He left, then came back and allegedly starting punching the guard in the face.

The officer was treated at the Mount Nittany Medical Center for cuts and bruises.

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