NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A correction officer at Rikers Island is recovering after being stabbed in the hand.
The female officer was attacked Thursday morning.
A spokesperson for the Correction Officers Benevolent Association says the officer was trying to break up a fight involving gang members.
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