Waupun prison guard taken to hospital after inmate attack

WAUPUN, Wis. (AP) -- A correctional officer at the Waupun Correctional Institution was taken to a hospital after authorities say the officer was attacked by an inmate on Thanksgiving.
 
The Dodge County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to a report of an assault on a staff member at the prison about 7 p.m. Thursday. Details weren't immediately released.
A spokesman for the Department of Corrections says the injured officer was transported to a hospital. No information was available on the officer's condition.
 
WBAY-TV reports that the jail was put on temporary lockdown.
 
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