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Ex-N.Y. correction officer indicted in prison attack

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NEW YORK (AP) — A former correction officer has been indicted on rape and sodomy charges after an inmate who was sexually assaulted became pregnant.

The charges against Peter Zawislak, 29, stem from at least eight incidents with the inmate at Bayview Correctional Facility in New York City from April 1999 until last May, District Attorney Robert Morgenthau said.

Zawislak, now an urban park ranger for New York City's Department of Parks and Recreation, was a state correction officer from June 1996 until last May, when he resigned during an investigation of his activities.