Coyote Ridge reports 4 officers assaulted

CONNELL -- An inmate at Coyote Ridge Corrections Center reportedly assaulted four officers Sunday.

Prison spokeswoman Lori Wonders said the incident occurred during a routine 8 a.m. search in the dining hall.

She said when prison officers stepped in to control a man, he hit one officer with his fist before the officers forced him to the ground. Wonders said the inmate continued to struggle and injured three more officers.

None of the four officers was badly hurt, but all were taken to the hospital for evaluation and released.