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Four correctional officers assaulted by offenders at Sterling Corrections Facility

Posted: 7:26 AM, Nov 07, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-07 14:26:25Z
Four correctional officers assaulted by offenders at Sterling Corrections Facility

STERLING, Colo. — Correctional officers were injured after multiple offenders assaulted them Tuesday.

On Tuesday, four correctional officers at Sterling Corrections Facility were assaulted by multiple offenders in the dining hall, according to the Colorado Department of Corrections.

After the incident, the staff members were examined and treated by on-duty medical personnel. Those who were injured were transported to the hospital by ambulance.

As of Tuesday evening, the facility remained on lockdown, the department said.

The incident is under investigation.

This is a developing story. Stay with Denver7 for updates.