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Corrections officer attacked by inmate

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Posted at 9:37 AM, Mar 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-16 11:56:05-04

An Erie County Corrections Officer is recovering from a head injury after being attacked by an inmate.

Officials say Dayshawn Hopper attacked the officer. He was immediately restrained and placed in a secure area.

Patrol Deputies arrested Hopper and charged him with assault and obstruction of government administration.

Hopper was serving a three-month in the correctional facility after his conviction for introducing contraband into a prison.

No word yet on if he will be facing additional jail time.