Possible riot reported at Hinton prison

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HINTON, Okla. —  Multiple law enforcement agencies were called in to set up a perimeter around the Great Plains Correctional Facility in Hinton in response to a possible riot.

The perimeter is secure and no prisoners have escaped according to The Town of Hinton’s Facebook posts.

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The CERT team and officers entered the prison and gained control of the situation.

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The Great Plains Correctional Facility is a privately-owned prison that can hold close to 2,000 federal inmates, according to the GEO Group which manages both this prison and the Lawton Correctional Facility.

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