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Correctional officers stop remand person in custody from attacking staff member
     ​Correctional officers at Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre stopped a male remand person in custody from attacking a staff member today (May 10).
     At 5.28am today, a 67-year-old male remand person in custody suddenly became emotional and attacked a correctional officer inside a dormitory. An officer at the scene immediately ordered the assailant to stop.
     During the incident, the officer sustained an injury to his nose. After examination and treatment by the institution Medical Officer, he was referred to a public hospital for further treatment. The assailant did not sustain any injuries.
     The case has been reported to the Police for investigation.
     The assailant was remanded for the offence of arson in February 2024.
Ends/Friday, May 10, 2024
Issued at HKT 12:00
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