Deputies respond after fight at Regional Youth Detention Center

Bibb deputies respond to riot call at YDC

Deputies were called to the Macon Youth Detention Center on Riggins Mill Road for assistance Saturday night after reports of a fight involving staff.

According to Cpl. Linda Howard with the Bibb County Sheriff's Office, the initial fight call was later upgraded to a riot call.

Jim Shuler, Communications Manager for the State of Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice, says a disturbance involving several youth occurred sometime around 8 p.m. Saturday night.

He says the situation was quickly brought under control and the facility area was secured.

Shuler says there are no reports of injuries to any youth involved, but one officer is being treated for a minor injury.

He says the situation is being investigated by the Department of Juvenile Justice.


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