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Aussie Jail Forced To Change All The Locks

That Leaves A Lot Of Useless Keys

Aussie Jail Forced To Change All The Locks

(Image: Nine News)

Not a bad gig if you're a locksmith! One Aussie jail has been forced to change all it's locks after a massive riot and prison break last week.

The youth justice centre at Malmsbury in regional Victoria had 15 teenagers escape during the incident, in which a guard was bashed and his swipe card and keys were stolen. The group then escaped through a broken roller door after charging at staff armed with weapons. Police managed to round up the kids within 24 hours.

Authorities have confirmed none of the old keys work anymore, but the massive job to change all the locks is estimated to have cost more than $500,000!