Two Officers Taken Hostage at Arkansas Maximum Security Prison

TUCKER, ARK. (KTHV) - Two correctional officers have reportedly been taken hostage by inmates at a maximum security prison in Arkansas.

According to the spokesperson for the Arkansas Department of Correction, two correctional offers have been taken hostage by two inmates in a housing area at a maximum security unit in Tucker, Arkansas. 

Emergency Response Teams from the Department of Correction are on the scene and the Arkansas State Police have been notified. 

Stay tuned for additional details as they become available. 

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