NCSO investigating attempted escape from the Detention Center

On December 15, 2015, at approximately 1:15 am, an inmate at the Natrona County Detention Center attempted to escape. The area where the inmate made the attempt was within a secure location inside the detention center. The secured area was never breached at any time by the inmate nor where there any injuries to the inmate or any of the deputies. Due to the ongoing investigation, as well as the safety of the Natrona County Detention Center, the Natrona County Sheriff's Office cannot release any further details. At no time was there any danger to the public, and the escape attempt was not successful. At this time the Natrona County Sheriff's Office cannot comment as to the ongoing investigation. #oilcity #news