Prisoners Save a Guard – level 3

Prisoners Save a Guard – level 3

21-07-2016 07:00

This is a prison break like no other. These hand-cuffed inmates broke out their holding cell when the guard supervising them collapsed. But, instead of escaping, they used his radio to call for help.

CCTV captured the moment the officer collapsed at Weatherford District Court Building in Texas. Immediately after, the inmates can be seen shouting for help. But when no one comes, they break out and try to assist. When the other guards arrive, the inmates are returned to their cell, where they watch on as CPR is attempted. Eventually, paramedics arrive on the scene.

The actions of the inmates have been credited with saving the officer's life.

Difficult words: inmate (a person in prison), holding cell (a room prisoners stay inside while they are at court), CCTV (closed-circuit television, security cameras), CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), attempt (try),  paramedic  (a medical professional who helps people survive before they go to hospital), scene (a place), credit (say someone has done something good).


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