Inmate accused of assaulting two correctional officers at Springfield facility

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SPRINGFIELD — An inmate at Southern State Correctional Facility has been cited for allegedly assaulting two correctional officers, Vermont State Police reported Wednesday.

Authorities say Amanda L. Sweet, 30, attacked officers Sebastian Rocher, 26, and Colten Lebel, 32, on Jan. 17.

The incident led to an investigation at the facility located in Springfield.

Following the conclusion of the investigation, Sweet was issued a citation to appear in Windsor County, Criminal Division, on Feb. 20 at 8 a.m.

She remains incarcerated at Southern State Correctional Facility until her court appearance.

The circumstances surrounding the assault have not been disclosed by officials.

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