Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 5:55 PM ET

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National Audio 5:55 PM ET

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NAT123 - (US-Prison-Disturbance) (WATCH FOR DATING) SMYRNA, Delaware. x-20s. Delaware State Police say inmates who took five Department of Corrections employees hostage at a maximum-security prison have released one person. State police spokesman Sergeant. Richard Bratz says the four other employees remain in the inmates' custody at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna. He says negotiations are underway. ("..non-life threatening injuries.") (SOURCE:The Associated Press)

TAG: Bratz says a preliminary investigation suggests the incident began around 10:30 a.m. when a correctional officer inside a building that houses over 100 inmates radioed for immediate assistance. Other officers responded to help, and Bratz says that's when the five employees were taken hostage. …

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