Assault of inmate at Matsqui Institution

Correctional Service Canada

On June 24, 2022, an inmate was assaulted at Matsqui Institution, a medium-security federal institution. The injured inmate was evaluated by staff members and transported to an outside hospital to receive treatment. The offender has since returned to the institution.

The assailant has been identified and the appropriate actions have been taken. The Abbotsford Police and the institution are presently investigating the incident.

No staff members or other inmates were injured during this incident.

The safety and security of inmates, staff and the public remain the highest priority in the operations of the federal correctional system.

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) will investigate the circumstances of this incident and continue to work with the police.

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