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Police: Inmate stabs Attica corrections officer multiple times with a pen

Updated: 01/23/2014 6:23 AM
Created: 01/23/2014 4:17 AM WHEC.com

An inmate at the Attica Corrections Facility is facing felony charges after police say he stabbed a corrections officer multiple times with a pen.

Police say 34-year-old Michael Head of Suffolk County attacked the officer and stabbed him during a cell search. Both Head and the officer were taken to a hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Officials say Head, a convicted murderer, will be transferred to another maximum security prison where he will face criminal charges.



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