Two prisoners stabbed and hospitalised

January 18, 2024 8:07 am in by
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Two Barwon Prison inmates have been taken to hospital with stab wounds after a brawl broke out at the maximum security jail on Wednesday.

Paramedics were called to the Lara facility around 2.30pm, with two men aged in their 20’s left in hospital in a stable condition.

A third man suffered minor injuries and remained at the prison.

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The Department of Justice has handed the incident to Victoria Police.

No staff were injured.