Riverside County Jail, Blythe, California
December 29, 2013

Two deputies performing security checks were attacked by prisoners. When two additional deputies came to their aid, they were also attacked. According to the sheriff’s department, the prisoners were attempting to escape. All four deputies sustained injuries and were transported to the hospital for treatment.

Four prisoners were charged with crimes in connection with the attack.

Citations:

Riverside County Deputies Injured in Jail Attack“, Patch, December 30, 2013.

4 deputies seriously injured in Blythe Jail inmate attack“, ABC 7, nd.