Violent assault seriously injures inmate at Kingston prison: OPP

A Millhaven Institution inmate is facing aggravated assault charges after a violent assault at the prision. Global News

An inmate has been charged in connection with a violent assault at Millhaven Institution that sent another inmate to hospital last week.

The OPP-led joint forces penitentiary squad was called in after an inmate was attacked with an edged weapon around 9:30 p.m. Friday, investigators said as charges were announced Wednesday.

The victim was rushed to hospital with serious injuries, police said.

Cameron Alamina, 24, has been charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, and carrying a concealed weapon.

The accused remains in federal custody and is scheduled to appear in Kingston court Feb. 29.

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