Long Lartin: 81 inmates run riot at high-security prison

Share
Long Lartin: 81 inmates run riot at high-security prison

The Ministry of Justice has confirmed the "incident" as prisoners have reportedly taken over an entire wing of HMP Long Lartin in Worcestershire.

Specially trained officers, called tornado squads, have been dispatched to the prison in attempt to secure the area.

Long Lartin is a Category A prison, meaning it houses criminals who are seen as highly risky to the public.

A Prison Service spokesperson told the BBC there were no injuries to staff or prisoners.

A Prison Service spokesman said: 'We are now managing an ongoing incident at HMP Long Lartin.

The disturbance is just the latest incident in a series hitting prisons around the UK.

Trouble involving dozens of inmates at a maximum-security prison should be "ringing alarm bells" over cuts to staff, the Prison Governors Association (PGA) has warned.

The Category A prison in Worcestershire has a capacity of 622. Prisoners were reportedly confined to their cells for up to 24 hours a day.

Share

Advertisement

Related Posts

Unbiased Equity Research: Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (SBH), Navient Corporation (NAVI)
Of those analysts, 3 rate stock as a Strong Buy, 8 rate it as Hold, and just no analyst rates it as a Moderate Sell. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.03/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 6.1%.

Ontario tells GM and union to resolve strike now
GM has plants in the United States that are under-utilized, but retooling them to build the Equinox would be expensive. U.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators began another round of talks this week to modernize the agreement.

Baby Delivered Via C-Section After Uterine Rupture
Women who have had fibroid-removal operations should wait for one to two years until they plan for a baby, said Dr Zhong. Uterine rupture is reported to only be seen in 1 in 1,416, or 0.07% of pregnancies, but it can be extremely unsafe .

Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) Shares Bought by Balyasny Asset Management LLC
Equities analysts anticipate that Express Scripts Holding Company will post $6.99 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, December 9 by Stifel Nicolaus. (NASDAQ:ECHO) rating on Thursday, September 28.

Kourtney Kardashian Flaunts Tiny Baby Bump Following Pregnancy News
And now that she is ready to move forward with God's plan, it would appear she's found the ideal partner in 24-year-old Younes . Recently, Kourtney Kardashian opened up about possibly having another child .

GM to shut Detroit factory for 5 weeks to control inventory
The automaker announced last month that it would cut the third shift at its plant in Spring Hill, Tennessee, as of late November. GM and its peers have been cutting production at auto plants as consumers have rapidly shifted to buying sport utility vehicles.

Loot Box Systems Are Not Gambling, Says ESRB
This is different to a casino, where the player has the potential to walk away with absolutely nothing for their contribution. But it seems that ESRB only counts it as gambling if the players have a chance of not getting anything from the loot box.

LSU Police arrest 10 in investigation of Roswell teen Maxwell Gruver's death
Police also obtained a warrant to examine Gruver's phone so they could see who he called or texted before his death. John Bel Edwards asked the state's higher-education leaders to review campus policies on hazing, alcohol and drugs.

Profund Advisors LLC Maintains Stake in Intel Corp
It is positive, as 73 investors sold NVDA shares while 262 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 564 raised stakes. After $0.26 actual EPS reported by Umpqua Holdings Corp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.54% EPS growth.

Lookout for Price Target? United Technologies Corporation (UTX), Dynegy Inc. (DYN)
It dropped, as 67 investors sold CTL shares while 185 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 451 raised stakes. After $0.96 actual EPS reported by VCA Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.38% negative EPS growth.

© 2015 ExpressNewsline. All Rights reserved.