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Inmate hospitalized after assault an N.B. institution

Atlantic Institution is a federal maximum-security facility located in Renous, N.B. seen on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. (Source: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan) Atlantic Institution is a federal maximum-security facility located in Renous, N.B. seen on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. (Source: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan)
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An inmate was hospitalized after an assault at the Atlantic Institution in Renous, N.B., last week.

According to a news release from Correctional Service Canada, the assault happened at the maximum-security federal institution on April 10. The injured inmate received an evaluation and was taken to an outside hospital for treatment.

The release says the attackers were identified and the RCMP, along with the institution, are investigating the incident.

“In order to improve practices aimed at preventing this type of incident, the Correctional Service of Canada will review the circumstances of the incident and take the appropriate measures,” the release says.

For more New Brunswick news visit our dedicated provincial page.

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