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Danville Correctional on lockdown after attack on female guard

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

Will County news-radio station 1340 WJOL reports Danville Correctional Center is on full lockdown, after a female guard was attacked by an inmate.

Union officials told WJOL that the woman was beaten unconscious by an inmate Thursday, before another prisoner was able to intervene. The attacker was reportedly in the middle of taking the female guard's clothes off when interrupted.

The Department of Corrections spokesman confirmed the attack, and said a full investigation is underway.

FOX 32 News will update this story as details develop.

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