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Coffee Creek escape prevented

Oregon State Police are investigating an escape attempt from the minimum-security wing at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in Wilsonville.

The Oregon Department of Corrections said the escape attempt happened Thursday and was prevented by corrections staff. No other details are available.

Coffee Creek is the state's only women's prison and also serves as the intake facility for all state prison inmates of either sex prior to permanent reassignment. It holds more than 1,200 full-time female inmates.

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