Police Investigating String of Prison Incidents

Police Investigating String of Prison Incidents

Police are investigating four incidents involving Centre County prisoners.
BENNER TOWNSHIP, CENTRE COUNTY - Police are investigating four incidents involving Centre County prisoners.

Two of the incidents happened at SCI Benner. Police say the first happened around 3:00 p.m. Thursday. A 23 year-old inmate allegedly cut a corrections officer on the arm with a homemade weapon.

The other incident happened around 5:00 p.m. Thursday, when a 29 year-old inmate spit in a corrections officer's face.

Police are also investigating a fight between two Centre County Jail prisoners. Officers say the fight broke out Thursday between an 18 and 23 year-old inmates.

Two SCI Rockview prisoners are also under investigation for aggravated assault. Police say a 29-year old inmate walked into another inmate's cell and began hitting him the head and cutting him with a weapon.

The victim was taken to Mount Nittany medical center and was later released back to prison. Police say the victim refused to cooperate with the investigation.
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