Prison officer assaulted at Kilkenny Courthouse

Mary Cody

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Mary Cody

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mary.cody@kilkennypeople.ie

Prison officer assaulted at Kilkenny Courthouse

Kilkenny Courthouse

Gardaí are investigating an assault on a prison officer at Kilkenny Courthouse last week.

The prison officer received injuries to his elbows and back when he was assaulting by a prisoner, whom he was escorting to court.

The male prison officer received medical attention and was treated for his injuries.

Gardaí are investigating the incident and are facing a definite line of enquiry.