Inmate attacks on duty officer at Shawnee County jail

(KSNT File Photo)

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT)  –  An on duty officer was attacked by an inmate at the Shawnee County Department of Corrections Saturday.

Officer Lacy Noll was attacked by inmate Allen Thomas Schroeder Jr. while working on her post around 4:45 p.m. She suffered lacerations and other facial injuries and was treated at a hospital. She has since been released.

The jail was placed on lockdown until 6:30 a.m. Sunday. The unit where the attack happened is still closed at this time.

Inmate Schroeder was booked into the correctional facility on November 2, 2016 on charges related to aggravated battery, domestic battery and a parole violation for Kansas Department of Corrections.

The incident is being investigated internally by the department and the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office. No word on whether charges will be filed.

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s