Long Lartin prison: 'disturbance' breaks out at high-security jail


Elite prison riot officers sent in to deal with ‘ongoing incident’ at jail where four people have been killed in four years

Teams of elite prison riot officers have been sent in to deal with an “ongoing” disturbance at the high-security Long Lartin prison in Worcestershire.

The prison service said on Wednesday evening that Tornado teams, made up of prison officers specially equipped and trained to deal with riots, were attending the 622-capacity Category A jail.

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October 12th, 2017 by