May 16, 2013 | Vol. 39, No. 20

Juneau inmate loses part of ear in assault

JUNEAU (AP) — A fight at Lemon Creek Correctional Center in Juneau has left an inmate missing part of his ear.

Alaska State Troopers say the victim had part of his ear bit off by another inmate Saturday afternoon.

Alaska State Troopers were notified of the incident shortly after 3 p.m.

A trooper dispatcher tells KINY-AM that the injured inmate was treated at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Troopers say charges of third degree assault will be forward to the district attorney's office.

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