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Correctional officers at Lo Wu Correctional Institution stop remand person in custody assaulting staff

     Correctional officers at Lo Wu Correctional Institution stopped a female remand person in custody assaulting staff members today (December 12).

     At 7.40am, the 31-year-old remand person in custody turned emotional inside an exercise yard and hit an officer's chest with her hand and pushed another officer. Other officers at the scene immediately stopped the assault. The two staff members and the assailant sustained no injury.

     The case has been reported to the Police for investigation.

     The person in custody was remanded for the offence of theft.

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Friday, December 12, 2014
Issued at HKT 18:40

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