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Stillwater Prison On Lockdown After Inmate Attacks Officer

The state Department of Corrections says a prisoner targeted the sergeant in a living unit late Wednesday morning.

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) – Officials have placed Stillwater state prison on lockdown after an inmate attacked a corrections officer. The state Department of Corrections says a prisoner targeted the sergeant in a living unit late Wednesday morning. Department spokeswoman Sarah Fitzgerald says corrections officers responded quickly and contained the incident. The Star Tribune reports the officer was checked at a…