'Inmates escape and take prison guard hostage' at McCormick Correctional Institution in South Carolina

PRISONERS have reportedly escaped and a guard has been taken at a prison in South Carolina, officials said on Sunday night.

The incident happened at McCormick Correctional Institution just before 7pm, WHNS reported.

Lt. Moore at McCormick confirmed a hostage situation to WHNS but was unable to give further information, the outlet said.

The Sun has reached out to The South Carolina Department of Corrections.

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