CRAWFORDVILLE, Fla. (WTXL) - Wakulla County officials have confirmed that a corrections officer at the Wakulla Correctional Institute was stabbed Saturday.
The Florida Department of Corrections says that on July, 15, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Wakulla Annex.
They say Maurice Dorcent assaulted the officer at approximately 6:05 a.m, stabbing the officer in the back.
The inmate was subdued after the attack.
The officer was injured but is expected to make a full recovery.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is also conducting a criminal investigation and charges are pending against the inmate.