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Lockdown Lifted At State Pen in Bismarck

Seven employees were referred to a doctor with unspecified injuries.

BISMARCK, ND —┬áNorth Dakota corrections officials have lifted a lockdown at the State Penitentiary in Bismarck. The lockdown was put in place Friday because of two separate assaults on staff members at the maximum-security prison. Seven employees were referred to a doctor with unspecified injuries. A prison spokeswoman says the lockdown was lifted Wednesday, and normal operating procedures including visitation…

ND State Penitentiary in Bismarck Under Lockdown

BISMARCK, ND (KFGO) – The state penitentiary in Bismarck has been placed on lockdown after two staff assaults. Seven employees were treated for injuries. The extent of their injuries hasn’t been released. The maximum security prison has temporarily ended visitation, including in-person and by video. The lockdown will be reassessed Monday. Categories: North Dakota News Tags: bismarck, ND, north dakota,…