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State Police: Male Inmate Attacked Female Guard At Prison

Kentucky Department of Corrections

Kentucky State Police say a male inmate attacked a female guard at the Kentucky State Penitentiary.

It happened on Monday evening. Investigators were told 30-year-old Lawaun Colvin threw a guard to the ground “and attempted to remove her clothing in order to sexually assault her." State police say Colvin was quickly restrained, and the guard suffered minor injuries.

Troopers with state police Post 1 are investigating the incident.

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