New details released on injured correctional officer

Left: Inmate Glen Young - Right: Officer Benjamin Scott (Provided photos)
Left: Inmate Glen Young - Right: Officer Benjamin Scott (Provided photos)

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) – We have an update and new details for you after a brutal correctional officer attack.

Officer Ben Scott continues to recover from his injuries after police say an inmate severely beat him.

It happened in July at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility in Carlisle.

The inmate involved in the attack, Glen Young, faces multiple charges including battery resulting in serious bodily injury.

Officers say Young punched Scott, and then straddled him.

He hit Scott 14 times in a matter of 12 seconds before first responders arrived.

Young will appear in court again next month.