OPP are investigating after an inmate was assaulted at Warkworth Institution.
Kyle Lawlor, the Media Relations and Outreach Advisor says the assault took place on Wednesday night around 8:30 p.m.
The injured inmate was evaluated by staff and transported to an outside hospital for treatment.
The warden has since ordered a lock down and search of the medium security federal institution.
Lawlor says the assailant has been identified and the appropriate actions have been taken.
No staff or other inmates were injured in the incident.