NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Some inmates were injured after a riot broke out overnight at Rikers Island, forcing a lockdown of the jail.

No serious injuries were reported and the correction officers union insists none of their personnel were hurt, 1010 WINS’ Glenn Schuck reported.

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News of the unrest comes as the city reviews procedures at the correctional facility and lines up changes suggested by the federal government.

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U.S. Attorney Prett Bharara recently issued a scathing report saying there is a deep seeded culture of violence by guards, especially against younger male inmates, and excessive use of solitary confinement.

Recently, a judge ruled that two correction officers now face suspension for beating up a handcuffed prisoner in solitary confinement in 2011.

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