Sunday , 23 October 2016
Photo by:  Gary Martin
Photo by: Gary Martin

Correctional Officer at Federal Prison Assaulted by Inmate

VICTORVILLE-( According to local reports in the Victor Valley, the U.S. Bureau of Prison’s issued a statement on Friday saying that a guard at their facility in the 13700 block of Air Expressway Boulevard was assaulted by an inmate this morning. The Friday, August 21st at about 9:00 a.m., the inmate used a prison-made weapon inside a housing unit.

The officer was uninjured, but due to the serious nature of an attack against a correctional officer, the area was secured. The circumstances surrounding this attack are undisclosed at this time.

There were no injuries to inmates or prison staff as a result of this incident.

Prison officials say that the prison will remain on limited operational status throughout the investigation.

Leave a comment


About Victor Valley News

Victor Valley News has the largest online presence in the High Desert. We provide newsworthy communications to the Victor Valley areas including Victorville, Hesperia, Apple Valley, Adelanto, Phelan and more. Have a news tip? Want to advertise with us? Want to contribute? Contact us today E-mail: or Phone: (760) 998- 1598.

Check Also

(photo courtesy San Bernardino County Fire)

5th Wheel And Motorhome Total Loss After Fire

HESPERIA, CA:(– San Bernardino County Fire responded to a structure fire in the area of …