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Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015
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Juveniles rioting at Highlands County youth correction facility staff

A Polk County Sheriff's Office SWAT team and other agencies are at the scene tonight of a riot at the Avon Park Youth Academy.

Deputies responded to calls around 8:40 about a riot within the juvenile correction facility, at 242 South Park Blvd.

The juveniles are in the process of surrendering to authorities, deputies say.

Stay with for updates.