The Drumheller Institution is investigating events that occurred on the morning of Monday, August 27.
"We had an assault at the institution yesterday morning. We are currently looking into the situation and investigating what happened," explained Assistant Warden at the Drumheller Institution, Maureen Quintal.
The inmate was sent to an outside hospital for treatment and no other inmates or staff were injured in the incident.
No new information has been released as of yet.