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Officers taken to hospital following inmate assault

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TRION, CHATTOOGA COUNTY (WRCB) -- An assault at a state prison in northwest Georgia sends two corrections officers to the hospital.

Georgia Department of Corrections spokeswoman Gwendolyn Hogan tells Channel 3, the incident occurred Tuesday at Hayes State Prison, shortly before 5:30 p.m.

Hogan says an inmate assaulted two officers, but was unable to release details of the incident.

She says both officers were taken to a hospital for what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

Hogan says more will be released once the information is available.

Stay with WRCBtv.com for updates to this developing story.

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