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DOC: Suffield correctional officers assaulted by inmate

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SUFFIELD, CT (WFSB) -

Department of Corrections said Thursday they are investigating the assault of multiple correction officers.

Officials said Joseph Kenyon, 41, struck a correctional officer at MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution in Suffield Wednesday.

The incident began around 10:45 a.m. in Kenyon's housing cell. Additional officers quickly responded and a struggle began.

Officials said four officers suffered minor injuries.

The injured officers were taken to an urgent care center where they received treatment.

Kenyon is serving 51 years for a felony murder. He was transferred to administrative segregation.

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