Corrections Officer Held Hostage At Northeast Ohio Jail


Police are responding to a situation at the Trumbull County Jail in Warren, Ohio.

CBS-affiliate WKBN-TV says sources at the scene report that there may be a hostage situation at the jail, involving a corrections officer and one or more inmates.

A hostage negotiator is on the scene, according to WKBN.

Roads around the jail have been shut down, and county employees have been evacuated from the building.

No injuries were immediately reported.

Warren is about 15 miles northwest of Youngstown.