Riot continues at Texas prison
Published: Sunday, February 1, 2009 at 3:57 p.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, February 1, 2009 at 3:57 p.m.
PECOS, Texas — Law enforcement authorities in Texas say they are still trying to restore order at a privately run federal prison where a riot broke out.
Texas Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Tela Mange (TEE'-lah maynj) said the disturbance at the Reeves County Detention Center was still going on Sunday, a day after it started.
Officers from various agencies were at the prison.
No details were available on the extent of the riot.
Representatives of the GEO Group, which runs the lockup, did not immediately respond to calls seeking comment Sunday.
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