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Vt. inmate throws boiling water on guard

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A corrections officer was burned Monday by an inmate at the Northwest Regional Correctional Center.

Police say Jason Peet tossed boiling water onto Officer John Meshna during breakfast service. The officer suffered burns to his back and shoulders.

Peet was arrested earlier this year following a string of stickups in Chittenden County. He will be arraigned on an aggravated assault charge Tuesday.

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