Rockview officers injured after separate assaults

On Thursday, an officer was seriously injured after an inmate struck him while being escorted back to his cell, according to State Police reports. The inmate struck the officer on the left side of his face, according to the report.

On Friday, an inmate refused to be searched by staff before going out to the yard. He struck an officer four times in the face, and struck another officer twice on the head and once in the arm, according to the report.

Investigations continue into both aggravated assault cases.