Southern Illinois jail on lockdown after staff member assaulted - KMOV.com

Southern Illinois jail on lockdown after staff member assaulted

Chester, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- An Illinois Correction Center was placed on lockdown Monday after a staff member was assaulted.

Menard Correctional Center in Chester, Illinois was placed on a level-one lockdown. The Illinois Department of Corrections says that weapons were found after the incident, but they were not used in the assault. 

The case is still under investigation.

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