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Riot At Pleasant Valley State Prison; 3 Inmates Hurt

Three inmates were hurt during a riot at Pleasant Valley State Prison in Coalinga Tuesday morning.

Correctional officers used pepper spray to break up the fight, which involved about 30 inmates from the prison's Facility C medium-security yard, prison officials said.

After the riot, officers found three inmate-made weapons in the area.

The three injured inmates were taken to a hospital. They are expected to be okay.

No staff members were hurt in the incident.

Facility C was placed on lockdown while officials investigated.

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