More details have been released regarding two employees at the Pontiac Correctional Center who were stabbed shortly before noon on Wednesday, November 23rd.
The Illinois Department of Corrections said an individual in custody assaulted a Correctional Sergeant and Correctional Officer with a homemade weapon.
The Correctional Sergeant was transported to the local emergency room by ambulance and was flown to OSF in Peoria for further medical evaluation and treatment.
The Correctional Officer has been treated and released. The facility was placed on lock-down and the incident is under investigation.