Officers Taken Hostage After Inmates Take Over Unit at Max Security Prison In Ark.

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ARKANSAS — Several inmates have reportedly taken over a portion of the ‘Tucker Unit’ maximum security prison in Tucker, Arkansas.

A public information officer told KTHV, there are ‘three correctional officers currently in the area where these inmates have control of the keys and doors.’

Few details were available.

The Tucker Unit is a prison in Tucker, Dudley Lake Township, unincorporated Jefferson County, Arkansas