2 Durham Detention Officers Injured
Posted March 20, 2008 3:45 p.m. EDT
Two detention officers at the Durham County Jail were injured Thursday morning during a "small-scale disturbance," authorities said.
The detention officers were trying to quell a fight between two inmates when one of the inmates attempted to assault a third inmate, authorities said. The disturbance was defused quickly, authorities said.
The detention officers, whose names weren't released, were taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries, authorities said.
The inmates involved in the disturbance weren't injured, authorities said.