MINERSVILLE, Pa (WHTM)– An inmate has been sentenced for assaulting a corrections officer at the Federal Correctional Institution in Minersville, Schuylkill County on Thursday, Jan. 20.

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According to a press release released from U.S. Attorney General John C. Gurganus, Efrain Sanchez, 28, was informed that he was being removed from a drug abuse program. Upon being informed, Sanchez became disruptive. He assaulted a correctional officer by resisting and scratching the officer’s face.

Sanchez was sentenced to 4 months after he pled guilty to the assault.