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Don Dale Handed Back To Territory Families


Police have handed back operation of the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre to Territory Families.

The Department have started an assessment of the centre to evaluate the amount of damage to the facility.

A classroom was completely destroyed by fire during the disturbance.

Detainees also attempted to use angle grinders to cut through fences.

The set of keys that was stolen during the incident have been relocated.

The 25 detainees continue to be accommodated at the Police Watch House in Darwin.

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