Three guards at the prison of Arles were wounded, including a "seriously" on Saturday afternoon by an inmate with a knife during a parlor, a-t-on learned from the police of the Bouches-du-Rhône
"Two security guards were slightly injured and another more seriously, but his days are not in danger", said the Safety of the département of Bouches-du-Rhône, confirming information of The Provence. The inmate is cut off in the room of the visiting rooms, but it retains a person hostage. The visitors who were on site have been evacuated, said the same source.
A team of regional intervention and security is on-site. The central house of Arles, which opened in 1991, hosts the detained persons sentenced to a long sentence or risk. It is scheduled to host 157 seats.Date Of Update: 01 August 2020, 13:33