Corrections officer attacked at Rikers

A corrections officer at Rikers Island was attacked Thursday evening. EMS confirms the assault occurred just after 5 p.m.

A corrections officer at Rikers Island was reportedly attacked by inmates.

A corrections officer at Rikers Island was reportedly attacked by inmates. (11/6/15)

NEW YORK - A corrections officer at Rikers Island was attacked Thursday evening.

EMS confirms the assault occurred just after 5 p.m. The officer was taken to Elmhurst Hospital.

A source tells News 12 that one inmate put the officer in a chokehold while another inmate slashed the officers in the face and arm.

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