SWAN QUARTER, N.C. -- Authorities say an inmate at a Hyde County prison has been stabbed with a homemade weapon.
- Inmate stabbed at Hyde Correctional Institution.
- The inmate was assaulted by other inmates.
- Suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
The N.C. Department of Public Safety said in a news release the incident occurred Wednesday morning at Hyde Correctional Institution in Fairfield.
A department news release said the inmate was assaulted by other inmates while on the recreation yard.
The wounded inmate was taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
An internal investigation is underway and the Hyde County Sheriff's Office has been contacted to look into the incident.
No suspects have been identified so far.