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Cibola Co. undersheriff: Prisoner fought 3 guards, sparking jail riot

Created: 08/18/2014 8:44 AM
By: Elizabeth Reed, KOB.com

Jail officials say a Sunday night riot is under control at the Cibola County Detention Center.

The incident began around 8 p.m. Undersheriff Tony Mace said a prisoner got into a fight with three guards, sparking a riot in one of the pods. The riot was under control by 11 p.m., according to Mace.

Three corrections officers were seen by medical personnel but were not seriously hurt. No inmates were reportedly hurt.

Jail officials are expected to release more details later Monday. Stay with KOB.com for updates.


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