Federal prison on lockdown due to New Year’s Eve fight
GRANT PARISH, LA (KALB) — The federal prison in Pollock, located in Grant Parish is on lockdown after fights broke out on New Year’s Eve among the inmates in the facility.
According to prison spokesman Steven Niles, five prisoners were taken to local hospitals for treatment. None of the injuries were believed to be serious.
What caused the fighting was still under investigation.
At least 15 inmates were involved in the fighting.