SYKESVILLE, Md. (WJZ) — Several inmates were transferred to a high-security prison after they allegedly refused to go into their living area and attempted to assault staff at Central Maryland Correctional Facility in Sykesville, the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services said Thursday.
DPSCS said they’ve identified the inmates involved in the incident at the minimum-security pre-release prison, adding they will face criminal and administrative charges and possibly more prison time.READ MORE: 'All My Organs Shut Down' | Maryland Man Shares His COVID Survival Story, Says He's Grateful For Second Chance 2 Charles County Deputies Shot In Police-Involved Shooting, Suspect Dead
Several employees reported minor injuries but none were seriously hurt, the department said.MORE NEWS: Maryland Still Feeling Effects of Colonial Pipeline Hack
Corrections officials brought the incident under control in around three hours. The department said there was no threat to the public.