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Inmate suffers life-threatening injuries after assault at Dartmouth correctional facility

Halifax Regional Police are investigating an aggravated assault at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Dartmouth, N.S.
Halifax Regional Police are investigating an aggravated assault at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Dartmouth, N.S. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

An inmate is in hospital after suffering life-threatening injuries in an assault by a group of inmates on Tuesday.

Halifax Regional Police say they responded to the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Centre in Dartmouth at 8:00 p.m. for reports of an aggravated assault.

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A 46-year-old was found to have sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to hospital.

Police say officers are investigating the incident.

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