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Corrections officer slashed at NUMC

The corrections officer was attacked by another man

The corrections officer was attacked by another man while guarding a prisoner. (February 6, 2014 7:33 AM)

A lockdown has been lifted at Nassau University Medical Center after an attack on a corrections officer Wednesday morning.

Union officials tell News 12 a corrections officer guarding an inmate in a hospital room on the ninth floor was attacked from behind by a man with a knife. Police say the officer was slashed behind his ear. There is no word on what sparked the incident.

NUMC says...

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