An inmate at the Attica Corrections Facility is facing felony charges after police say he stabbed a corrections officer multiple times with a pen.

An inmate at the Attica Corrections Facility is facing felony charges after police say he stabbed a corrections officer multiple times with a pen.


Police say 34-year-old Michael Head of Suffolk County attacked the officer and stabbed him during a cell search. Both Head and the officer were taken to a hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.


Officials say Head, a convicted murderer, will be transferred to another maximum security prison where he will face criminal charges.

Courtesy WHEC.com