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.
#BREAKING: 6 inmates take over a portion of Tucker Max prison, 3 correction officers reportedly hostage
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The Tucker Unit is a prison in Tucker, Dudley Lake Township, unincorporated Jefferson County, Arkansas