Assault at Her Majesty's Penitentiary

On Thursday morning RNC responded to a report of an assault at Her Majesty's Penitentiary.

Police allege that a 32 year old male had assaulted another inmate.

The accused will appear in court at a later date.

Her Majesty's Penitentiary is the primary facility for housing medium/maximum security male prisoners.

All admissions from the Avalon Peninsula, high security male inmates, long term remands and those awaiting transfer to a federal penitentiary are housed at Her Majesty's Penitentiary.