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Inmate attacks corrections officers

Jail cells (properly sized)
Jail cells (properly sized)

MERRILL, Wis (WSAU)  An inmate in the Lincoln County jail attacked three corrections officers on Sunday. The inmate claimed to be suffering a medical emergency. While he was being attended to, he jumped up and attacked a female guard.

The inmate was immobilized with a taser, and was moved to a holding cell. Once there he bit another officer, and attacked a third who was removing the taser-probe.

All three corrections officers were treated at Good Samaritan Hospital in Merrill. None of the injuries are serious.

The inmate's name hasn't been released. He's a 28-year-old from Waupun in Portage County. He's being boarded out to the Lincoln County jail because of overcrowding.