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Hinds Sheriff's Office emergency lines cut, calls rerouted to Clinton PD

Source: Hinds County Sheriff's Department Source: Hinds County Sheriff's Department
HINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Hinds County Sheriff Victor Mason said Friday, emergency and non emergency telephone lines were cut by a contractor, behind the Eudora Welty Library.

Mason said non emergency, including 911 for the Sheriff's Department were routed to the Clinton Police Department.

Mason said there should be no interruption of service for emergency responders.

Mason thanked the City of Clinton for its aid.

EOC Director Ricky Moore and Sheriff's personnel have worked through the day with AT&T to insure public safety has not been compromised.

Sheriff Mason said service should be back up within a few hours. 

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