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Kent Institution locked down Tuesday

The search was started around noon on Tuesday, May 7

Kent Institution was on lock down Tuesday (May 7), as staff conducted what a Correctional Service of Canada press release described as an “exceptional search.”

The maximum security prison in Agassiz was put on lock down around noon Tuesday, as a search was ordered to ensure the safety and security of the institution.

The release said that normal operations will resume “as soon as it is considered safe to do so.”



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