PHOENIX — A detention officer was attacked and stabbed multiple times by inmates inside of a jail in Arizona on Wednesday, officials said.
The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office said the unidentified lieutenant was attacked by three inmates inside the Pinal County Jail about 1:45 p.m.
The detention officer was airlifted to a local hospital and is in stable condition.
The three inmates have not been identified.
More details were not immediately available.
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