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    A police officer stands outside the prison of Le Mans Les Croisettes in Coulaines, on August 4, 2016, where two people including a prison warden and an inmate are held hostage by another inmate, according to police

    Prisoner Takes Another Inmate, Guard Hostage at French Prison

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    According to media reports, an inmate took another prisoner and a guard hostage in northwestern France.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) An inmate took another prisoner and a guard hostage in northwestern France, local media reported Thursday.

    The hostage crisis is developing in the city of Le Mans, local broadcaster BFMTV said. Security forces are on their way to the scene.

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