Philly prison guard stabbed in face

September 4, 2009 1:16:21 PM PDT
A Philadelphia Corrections officer is recovering after being stabbed in the face this afternoon.The incident happened at the House of Correction at 8001 State Road in Northeast Philadelphia.

Officials said Natasha Bryant, 32, who has worked in the department for less than a year, was stabbed in the face.

She was stabbed by an inmate who was using a homemade knife.

Bryant was taken to Jeans Hospital in good condition.

Charges are pending against the inmate.