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Prisoner injured at Paremoremo

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 11/12/2016

A prisoner has been taken to hospital after a violent incident at Auckland Prison at Paremoremo. © David Hallett/Getty Images A prisoner has been taken to hospital after a violent incident at Auckland Prison at Paremoremo. One prisoner is in hospital and another requiring medical attention after a violent incident in an Auckland jail.

The pair were involved in the incident on Sunday afternoon, according to Corrections, with one treated on-site and the other hospitalised.

One prisoner has been stabbed, according to NZ Herald reports.

Auckland Prison, also known as Paremoremo, contains New Zealand's only specialist maximum-security prison unit.

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