Correction officers injured at Santa Fe juvenile center

SANTA FE (KRQE) – A disturbance at the juvenile lock up in Santa Fe left two corrections officers hurt, one of them had to go to the hospital.

It happened last night at the facility off of Airport Road, which houses about 40 youth.

Officials say three juveniles assaulted a corrections officer and another officer was hurt while trying to intervene.

One of the officers was taken to Christus St. Vincent hospital with a concussion, the other was treated on scene.

The three juveniles are now facing several charges including criminal damage and assault on a peace officer. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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