At least 58 hoodlums have escaped after hoodlums attacked and set ablaze a police station and a correctional centre in the Okitipupa area of Ondo State.

Ondo State Command of NCS, Ogundare Babatunde confirmed this to Punch Newspaper in a telephone interview.

According to eyewitnesses, some officers were injured during the attack, however it remains unclear if any death was recorded in the attacks.

It was also gathered that several items were destroyed on the premises of the prison.