Saanich Police are investigating an altercation at the Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Center that has resulted in one inmate being transported to hospital.
The incident, which took place at approximately 3:30 p.m. this afternoon, involved several inmates. Two inmates that suffered less serious injuries and were treated at the correctional facility.
This investigation is still in the early stages. Saanich Police Uniform Patrol officers responded to the request for assistance along with Paramedics from the Provincial Ambulance Service.
Detectives from the Saanich Police General Investigation Section will be continuing with the investigation.
Sgt. Steve Eassie #158