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Correctional officers stop fight among persons in custody

     Correctional officers at Tong Fuk Correctional Institution stopped a fight among persons in custody today (September 27).

     At 8.43am today, four male persons in custody, aged 24 to 35, were found fighting in the garment workshop, during which three of them used plastic stools to attack the others. Officers at the scene immediately stopped the fight and called for reinforcements.

     The four persons in custody were escorted to the institution hospital for examination and treatment. One of them sustained an injury to his head and was transferred to a public hospital for further management after receiving treatment from the institution medical officer, while another sustained a minor injury to his face and a hand but did not need to be sent to a public hospital after receiving treatment. The other two did not sustain any injury.

     The case has been reported to the Police for investigation.

Ends/Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Issued at HKT 18:55