Officer injured, 19-year-old charged in alleged jail assault

Aerial view of Yellowknife's North Slave Correctional Complex. (Supplied by PCL Construction.
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A 19-year-old Nunavut man has been charged after an ‘incident’ between the man and a corrections officer at the North Slave Correctional Complex.

Police say the alleged incident between an adult male offender an and a corrections officer happened May 28th. The corrections officer was transported to hospital with what police are calling non-life threatening injuries.

A 19-year-old Nunavut man has been charged with assaulting a peace officer in relation to the incident, he will appear in court August 9th.

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