A corrections officer has been assaulted in the Trumbull Correctional Institution in Warren.

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections spokeswoman, JoEllen Smith confirmed that a female corrections officer sustained injuries after an inmate assaulted her Sunday evening.

The officer was admitted to a local hospital, but Smith tells us, she's since been released.

The incident is currently under investigation by OSP.  Troopers say they are seeking to charge the inmate with assault.

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