Two offenders were in an altercation at about 4:20 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Dartmouth. At that time, one offender was taken to hospital for a facial injury. He was treated and returned to the facility. Today, March 28, the offender was admitted to hospital for minor surgery related to his earlier injury. Halifax Regional Police were notified of the incident on March 22. This information is being released under the Justice Department’s policy to inform the public of major incidents involving persons in custody. The policy can be found at gov.ns.ca/just/updates.asp.