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St. Gabriel women's prison evacuated as precaution

11 months 1 week 1 day ago Tuesday, August 16 2016 Aug 16, 2016 August 16, 2016 3:31 PM August 16, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ

ST. GABRIEL – Roughly 1,200 people are being evacuated from the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women in St. Gabriel.

A spokesperson for the Louisiana Department of Corrections said that the prison has not taken on water at this time, but the prisoners were evacuated as a precaution.

The Department of Corrections did not say where the prisoners were being relocated to. More details will be released at a later time.

A WBRZ News 2 crew is en route to the prison.

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