A prison guard has been stabbed in the back in a “brutal attack” at the Silverwater Correctional Facility.
Emergency services were called to the prison just after 8am, following reports of a stabbing. Four ambulance crews, including a specialist medical team, were dispatched.
Upon arrival, they treated a woman for stab wounds to her back. The incident occurred in the mental health section of the prison.
The woman was taken to Westmead Hospital in a stable condition.