Correctional officer assaulted in Clifton

CLIFTON, Tenn. (WTVF) - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation was called to a correctional facility in Clifton after an officer was assaulted.

The TBI said the incident happened Wednesday night at South Central Correctional Facility in Clifton.

Details of the assault were not immediately known.

The officer, an employee of CoreCivic, remains hospitalized, officials said.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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