Correctional officers taken hostage by 2 prisoners at Arkansas max security prison

November 24, 2017 - 7:25 pm

(TUCKER, Ark.) -- Two correctional officers at a maximum security prison in Arkansas have been taken hostage by two prisoners, authorities said Friday.

The incident took place in the housing area at the Maximum Security Unit in Tucker, Arkansas. Emergency response teams from the Department of Correction are on the scene and Arkansas State Police has been notified.

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