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IDOC: Staff member assaulted, Pinckneyville Prison on lockdown

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PINCKNEYVILLE, IL (KFVS) -

A staff member at the Pinckneyville Correctional Center in Southern Illinois has been assaulted and the prison remains on a level 4 lockdown according to Illinois Department of Corrections Spokeswoman Nicole Wilson.

Wilson said a staff member has been assaulted but she cannot provide further details as the situation is under investigation.

The prison has been on a level four lockdown since October 7. A level one is the most restrictive, a level four means limited restricted movement.

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