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JUVENILE CENTER RIOT
Authorities investigate riot at juvenile center in Parkersburg, chief says facility damaged
Reported by: Associated Press
Thursday, February 20, 2014 7:19 AM EST
Authorities are investigating a riot that damaged the Lorrie Yeager Jr. Juvenile Center in Parkersburg.
Martin says the juveniles were confined to the commons area and there was no threat to the public.
The riot occurred Tuesday evening. Martin says the center's staff regained control in about two hours.
The West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services says the investigation is ongoing.