A staff member at the Tecumseh prison has been treated and released after being struck with a blunt object by an inmate.
The Department of Correctional Services reports the inmate at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution struck the staff member in the head Wednesday evening in a housing unit. Other staff members physically subdued the inmate and stopped the assault.
The department is not releasing the identities of the two. Results of an investigation will be forwarded to the county attorney.