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Altercation Reported At Lawrence County Jail

Last updated on Tuesday, April 28, 2009

(BEDFORD) - What is being reported as a fight at the Lawrence County jail prompted a request for help from all officers available yesterday.

Lawrence County logs say shortly after 1:00pm yesterday, some sort of physical altercation occurred in the Lawrence County jail prompting an all-hands call for both county and Bedford city officers.

The situation, however, appeared to be in control within about 10 minutes.

Officials at the Lawrence County Sheriff's Department, which runs the jail, were unavailable for comment by deadline today.

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