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Correctional Officer Injured in Attack at San Quentin State Prison


Prisoner Slashes Officer’s Hand With Weapon in San Quentin Incident

San Quentin, CA (July 16, 2020) – A correctional officer was injured when he was attacked by a prisoner in San Quentin State Prison. The incident occurred on the morning of July 16.

Todd Givens, 51, an infamous white supremacist, attacked the officer, who was picking up food trays in a housing unit. He attempted to slash the officer’s neck with a weapon he made from two razor blades and nail clippers.

The officer grabbed the weapon, slashing his left hand. He was taken to a hospital, where he received five stitches.

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