TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - A high school-aged girl is expected to survive after an attempted hanging at the Vigo County Juvenile Center, according to Sheriff John Plasse.
Emergency responders were called to the facility around 10:30 Thursday morning. Sheriff Plasse explained a detention officer saw the girl and was able to get her help.
She was transported to a local hospital and is expected to be "okay."
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