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Police Stop Woman Attempting to Escape Prison

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An inmate at the Tennessee Prison for Women was quickly apprehended after attempting to scale an inner fence inside the prisons recreation yard. 

Officers were leading a group of inmates to the recreation area when inmate Bridget King immediately ran to the fence and attempted to climb it. Officers were able to quickly apprehend the inmate.

King was treated for minor cuts in the prisons infirmary. She is currently serving an eight-year sentence for aggravated burglary and theft of property convictions in Sevier County. Additional disciplinary charges are pending.

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