Officer taken hostage in Oklahoma Youth Prison: Report
According to one report, an officer was taken hostage in an Oklahoma prison.
Inmates at the Oklahoma County detention center – an 80-bed youth facility in Oklahoma City – reportedly took the officer’s keys and tied him up sometime Saturday afternoon, NBC subsidiary KFOR TV reported, citing an information officer.
According to a source quoted by KWTV in Oklahoma City, the officer was delivering medication to a 10th floor inmate when the attack took place. Inmates recorded video of the hostage and posted a video on the official’s Facebook page, KFOR reported.
Recordings posted on Facebook appeared to show the officer on his kneesAccording to clips shared by a KFOR reporter, his arms are tied behind his back and his face mask is removed.
A tactical team from the Sheriff’s Office should respond to the incident.