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Guilford County detention officer attacked by inmate

The Sheriff's Office said the incident happened last night around 10:30 p.m.

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A Guilford County Detention Center officer has been assaulted by an inmate, Guilford County Sheriff's Office officials said.

It happened Thursday night at around 10:30 p.m. The attack was unprovoked, GCSO officials said.

The officer was male, but his name has not been released by officials as of now. 

Officials have not given details on the extent of his injuries, but he is in the hospital being treated. He is in stable condition, GCSO officials said.