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Inmate attacks corrections officer in Anamosa

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ANAMOSA (KWWL) -

An Iowa inmate attacks a correctional officer at a local state prison.  26-year-old Justin Kestner was able to escape the health services room and assault an officer with a piece of metal, according to the Department of Corrections at the Anamosa State Penitentiary. 

The officer was treated for multiple cuts on his face, but is expected to fully recover.  Kestner is serving a 35 year sentence for theft charges out of Woodbury County.

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