DYS worker assaulted, suffers life-threatening injuries

Incident occurs at Springfield facility run by private firm

AN EMPLOYEE at a Department of Youth Services facility in Springfield suffered life-threatening injuries after being assaulted by a juvenile housed there.  The victim, who has not been identified, is hospitalized at Baystate Medical Center.  According to the Hampden County District Attorney’s office, the incident occurred Wednesday, June 30, at a facility for delinquent juveniles on Tinkham(...)

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