Nassau inmate charged in severe assault of correction officer

Members of the correction officers union attended the arraignment of Angel Hernandez.

Members of the correction officers union attended the arraignment of Angel Hernandez.

Members of the correction officers union attended the arraignment of Angel Hernandez. (9/22/16)

WOODBURY - A Nassau County jail inmate was arraigned today and charged with severely assaulting a correction officer.

Members of the correction officers union attended the arraignment of Angel Hernandez.

The 22-year-old was already in jail on charges including attempted murder when officials say he assaulted a correction officer in the jail's visiting room last month. The officer was knocked unconscious.

Hernandez is facing three felony assault charges.  

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