On May 28, 2023, an inmate was a 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.
The Ontario Provincial Police and the institution continue to investigate the incident.
No staff members or other inmates were injured during this incident.
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 will review the circumstances of the incident and take the appropriate measures.