There were eight inmates in a holding cell in the basement of a courthouse in Weatherford, Texas and there was one guard watching them. Suddenly, he slumped over and fell down.

The inmates realized he'd had a heart attack, they started shouting for help, but no one else was around. So they did the only thing they could do to save his life: They broke out of their cell.

Once they were out, some of them checked on him while the others screamed and banged on doors until finally some deputies upstairs heard them and came down. When they got downstairs, they thought it was a riot, thankfully they listened to the prisoners who told them what was happening.

The cops did CPR on the guard and actually helped him get a pulse back. They thanked the inmates for helping to save his life. It wasn't like, "Hey, now you can all go free," they still had to go in front of the judge for their charges. The holding cell has since been reinforced.

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