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Anamosa State Penitentiary staff member assaulted

ANAMOSA — A staff member at Anamosa State Penitentiary is expected to be okay following an assault that occured just after 2:00 pm Sunday afternoon. Accor...

ANAMOSA — A staff member at Anamosa State Penitentiary is expected to be okay following an assault that occured just after 2:00 pm Sunday afternoon.

According to the Iowa Department of Corrections, an inmate struck a corrections officer in the face. The officer suffered bruising but is expected to be okay.

The inmate was not injured in the assault.