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BREAKING: Female Detention Officer Attacked, Stabbed Multiple Times

Charlotte, NC – A female Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office detention officer was stabbed multiple times by an inmate at the jail on Saturday.

The incident occurred early in the morning on June 26 at the Mecklenburg County Jail North on Spector Drive in Charlotte, WJZY reported.

Medics said they responded to an incident at the detention facility at about 5:30 a.m.

They said they transported someone with life-threatening injuries to the hospital, WJZY reported.

The Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that a female detention officer was seriously injured in an altercation with an inmate.

The sheriff’s department said the officer had been stabbed, WJZY reported.

Officials have not released any information on the condition of the wounded officer, nor have they released her identity to the public.

The Queen City Nerve reported that the officer had been stabbed eight-to-10 times while working in a medical pod.

Authorities also have not identified the inmate who allegedly attacked her, WJZY reported.

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Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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