News Release Article from  Correctional Service Canada

Assault of an inmate at Atlantic Institution

March 8, 2016 – Renous, New Brunswick – Correctional Service Canada

On March 2, 2016, at about 10:30 a.m., an inmate was found to have been a victim of an assault at Atlantic Institution, a maximum security federal institution. The injured inmate was immediately evaluated by staff members and transported to an outside hospital to receive treatment.

The Blackville detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the institution are presently investigating the incident.

No staff members or other inmates were injured during this incident.

The assailants have been identified and the appropriate actions have been taken.

In order to improve practices aimed at preventing this type of incident, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) will review the circumstances of the incident and take the appropriate measures.



Nicole Gaudet
Assistant Warden, Management Services
Atlantic Institution
(506) 623-4066

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