May 1, 2018 – Campbellford, Ontario – Correctional Service Canada
On April 30, 2018, at about 7:00 p.m., an inmate was found to have been victim of an assault at Warkworth Institution, a medium-security federal institution. The injured inmate was evaluated by staff members and transported to an outside hospital to receive treatment.
Ontario Provincial Police and the institution are presently investigating the incident.
No staff members or other inmates were injured during this incident.
The assailant has been identified and the appropriate actions have been taken.
The safety and security of institutions, their staff and the public remains the highest priority in the operations of the federal correctional system.
In order to improve practices aimed at preventing this type of incident, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) will review the circumstances of the incident and take the appropriate measures.