HAGERSTOWN — An inmate at the Maryland Correctional Institution-Hagerstown has sustained serious injuries after he was attacked at the facility.
A Washington County 911 supervisor tells the Herald-Mail of Hagerstown that authorities received a call Wednesday reporting that an inmate was unconscious and covered in blood.
Maryland Department of Safety and Correctional Services spokesman Gerard Shields says a 35-year-old man serving a 12-year sentence for theft appeared to have sustained serious injuries. He says authorities have a suspect in connection with the attack.
The supervisor says the injured inmate was transported to a hospital by a Boonsboro emergency medical crew.
No further details were immediately available.