ATLANTA - The Fulton County Jail increased security on Friday after finding several holes in the fencing.
According to the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office, deputies performing a route perimeter security check around 2 p.m. discovered three holes in the fence
The sheriff’s office says a breach was also discovered on the fifth floor window, which had been recently repaired.
FOX 5 News spotted an increase in security in front of the jail around 6 p.m.
One of the breaches in security found during a routine sweep at the Fulton County Jail on June 2, 2023. (Fulton County Sheriff's Office)
Deputies began a security count of all inmates in the jail. As of 7:14 p.m., all inmates were accounted for and present.
The sheriff’s office says there was no danger to the public.
Security was increased at the Fulton County Jail after several holes were found in the fencing on June 2, 2023. (FOX 5)
An investigation has been launched into the cause of the breaches.
Repairs are underway.