Long Lartin: Prison staff ‘attacked with pool balls’

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    Image caption The Ministry of Justice confirmed an “ongoing incident” was taking place

    Up to 80 prisoners have attacked staff with pool balls at a high-security prison, the BBC understands.

    A source said staff at HMP Long Lartin in Worcestershire had retreated from E wing after inmates became violent.

    BBC Home Affairs Correspondent Danny Shaw said he understood “tornado teams” of riot officers had been sent to the prison.

    The Ministry of Justice said: “We are currently managing an ongoing incident at HMP Long Lartin.”

    View the original article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hereford-worcester-41588544

    “We are absolutely clear that offenders who behave in this way will be punished and face spending extra time behind bars,” the statement added.

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