Correctional Sergeant assaulted, flown to OSF after homemade weapon attack at Pontiac Correctional Center, says IDOC

A Correctional Officer was also assaulted, the IDOC said
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Published: Nov. 23, 2022 at 5:12 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 23, 2022 at 5:48 PM CST
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PONTIAC (25 News Now) - A sergeant at the Pontiac Correctional Center was flown to OSF in Peoria and an officer is out of the hospital after allegedly being attacked by an inmate at the Pontiac Correctional Center Wednesday.

The Illinois Department of Corrections says the alleged assaults happened with a homemade weapon.

The correctional center is on lockdown and the incident is under investigation.