One of the state’s maximum security prisons remained on lockdown Saturday after correctional staffers were attacked by inmates Friday.
The Broad River Correctional Institution in Columbia was placed on lockdown after two officers were assaulted by two inmates on Friday, an S.C. Department of Corrections official said.
The staff members were treated at an outside medical facility and released Friday night.
The facility was placed on lockdown Friday as a precautionary measure. The facility is secure but remained on lockdown Saturday, a spokesperson said.
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The maximum level facility houses general population and medically dependent inmates.