Inmate taken to hospital after being assaulted at prison

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An inmate was taken to the hospital from the Lincoln Correctional Center Saturday after he was assaulted by another inmate.

The state Department of Correctional Services said the assault happened around 10 p.m. about 45 minutes after staff members broke up an argument between the two men.

Officials said the injured inmate was taken to the hospital with injuries to his head.

The assault will be investigated, and the county attorney will determine whether to file charges.

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