In France - Two people were Taken Hostage by a Prisoner

Friday, 5 August, 2016 - 17:30

An inmate took another prisoner and a guard hostage in a notorious prison in Northwestern France, local media reported.

The hostage crisis is developing in the main prison of Le Mans, which is the main prison in Northwestern France for the convicts of serious crimes, BFMTV reported.

Security forces have been deployed to the scene, as the whole area around the prison was cordoned off by the French police.