Coronavirus Set Me Free! More Than 1,700 Inmates are Released Early From LA County Jail Amid Fears of Virus Outbreak – as Police Officers Make Fewer Arrests to Stop Overcrowding Prisons

Los Angeles County has released 1,700 inmates from its jails amid fears that coronavirus could run rampant behind bars. Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced the startling figures Tuesday, as several prisoners were pictured collecting their belongings and leaving one of the county’s facilities. A number of the inmates looked delighted by their first taste of freedom, brandishing large smiles as they headed out into the wider world.

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SOURCE: Mail Online