Norwich Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 6°C

min temp: 0°C

Prisoners face disciplinary action after disturbance at Wayland Prison

PUBLISHED: 15:40 05 February 2014 | UPDATED: 16:12 05 February 2014

Wayland Prison complex in Griston. Picture Matthew Usher.

Wayland Prison complex in Griston. Picture Matthew Usher.

Archant © 2012 01603 772434

Specialist officers needed to intervene after trouble flared among the inmates at a prison near Watton.

About 13 prisoners were involved in the disturbance at HMP Wayland yesterday, which left some cells damaged on one wing.

A prison service spokesman said: “Specially-trained prison staff intervened to swiftly resolve it and all the prisoners involved were relocated.

“An investigation is underway and appropriate disciplinary action will be taken.”

A Norfolk police spokesman confirmed that a joint investigation is being carried out with the prison service in relation to the disturbance, and the inquiries are ongoing.

Most Read

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Show Job Lists