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Five Rikers Island guards attacked by inmate

Five Rikers Island guards attacked by inmate
The officers say they were moving the inmate, a reputed gang member named Cory Bradley, from one cell to another in the Otis Bantum Center around 5:30 p.m. Friday.

Four city correction officers and a captain were ambushed by an inmate at Rikers Island, in an unexpected attack that left one guard with a broken nose, according to union officials.Most Read “This incident is just one of countless attacks on our correction officers that have occurred recently,” said the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association president.” (James Keivom/New York Daily News) Three other officers and a captain came to their colleague’s aid and were able to subdue Bradley.Four city corrections officers and a captain were ambushed by an inmate on Rikers Island, in an unexpected attack that left one guard with a broken nose, according to union officials.

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