Inmate stabbed with homemade weapon at North Carolina prison

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SWANQUARTER, N.C. – An inmate was assaulted at Hyde Correctional Institution Wednesday morning, according to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.

The department says a group of inmates stabbed the inmate with a homemade weapon while on the recreation yard.

The inmate was taken to a local hospital for treatment of what is considered to be a non-life threatening injury.

This incident is currently under internal investigation. NCDPS is cooperating with local law enforcement in case any criminal charges are filed.

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