Arles : three prison guards injured with a knife by an inmate - The Point

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

Arles : three prison guards injured with a knife by an inmate - The Point

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.

Updated Date: 01 August 2020, 13:33

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