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2 correctional officers released from hostage situation at maximum security unit

Officials say two correctional officers were released from a hostage situation at the Maximum Security Unit in Tucker, Arkansas around 7:00 p.m. Friday evening. (KATV)

UPDATE (8:00 p.m.):

Officials say two correctional officers were released from a hostage situation at the Maximum Security Unit in Tucker, Arkansas around 7:00 p.m. Friday evening.

According to the Arkansas Department of Correction, both officers were released with minor injuries and taken to a local hospital for medical treatment.

Both inmates were taken into custody following a use of force.

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ORIGINAL:

Authorities say two correctional officers have been taken hostage by two inmates at the Maximum Security Unit in Tucker, Arkansas.

Emergency response teams are on scene.

No other details have been released at this time.

This is a developing news story.

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