Prisoners Save a Guard – level 3

08-11-2018 15:00

Security cameras captured the scene when hand-cuffed inmates broke out of their holding cell to save their supervising guard’s life.

First they can be seen shouting for help, but when no one came, they broke out and used his radio to call for help. When the other guards arrived, the inmates were returned to their cell, where they watched as CPR was attempted. Eventually, paramedics arrived at the scene.

The inmates’ actions were 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), CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), attempt (try),  paramedic (a medical professional who helps people survive before they go to hospital), credit (say someone has done something good).

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