Assault at Juneau’s jail under investigation

    JUNEAU, Alaska (KINY) - Alaska State Troopers are investigating an assault at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center in Juneau.

    According to a dispatch issued Thursday, the incident occurred Wednesday just prior to 5 p.m.  The dispatch says a 24 year old male inmate assaulted a 45 year old male inmate while they were in the facility’s recreation yard.

     

    The victim was transported to Bartlett Regional Hospital for treatment of injuries to his head and ribs.

     

    The dispatch says the incident remains under investigation. 

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