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Detention officer attacked, stabbed by inmates inside Arizona jail

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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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