An Officer Has Been Hospitalised Following An Incident At Yatala Jail

Dec 7, 2018


An SA prison officer has been rushed to hospital after opening a contaminated tennis ball that was thrown into the Yatala jail.

Nev Kitchen from the Public Service Association told FIVEaa’s Leon Byner on Friday:

“There’s a critical incident evolving as we speak in relation to a substance which has been found in a tennis ball which has been thrown into one of our prison complexes.

“The tennis ball’s been opened by one of our officers and he’s been taken to hospital.

“At this stage we really don’t know what’s going on.”