SPRINGFIELD — An inmate at Southern State Correctional Facility was accused of assaulting a correctional officer on Jan. 13, authorities reported.
Vermont State Police identified the accused as 33-year-old Richard J. Hart of Springfield.
Officer Joshua Coll, 32, was the reported victim of the assault.
Following an investigation into the incident, Hart was issued a citation to appear in Windsor County, Criminal Division on Feb. 20 at 8 a.m.
Hart remains incarcerated at the facility.
Details of the assault have not been released as the case remains under investigation.