Teen Attempts Suicide At Juvenile Center

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Vigo County Sheriff John Plasse reports that a high school-aged girl is expected to recover after an attempted suicide at the Vigo County Juvenile Center.

The teen apparently tried to hang herself around 10:30 Thursday morning.

A detention officer saw the girl and was able to get her down.

She was alert and talking but was transported to a local hospital o be check out as a precaution.

Officials will be reviewing procedures and the facility.