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Disturbance at jail cancels visitation

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) A disturbance late Saturday at Lerdo Jail led to the cancellation of visitation for inmates for the remainder of the weekend.


Patrol deputies from Bakersfield were called in to help when a fight broke around just after 11 p.m. at the men's minimum-security facility on Industrial Farm Road. A sheriff's spokesman said deputies were able to separate the involved inmates without any additional help.


Several inmates were injured, but none required hospitalization, according to a department news release.

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