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Maidstone prison disturbance resolved

A disturbance involving about 40 inmates has been resolved at Maidstone prison in Kent, the Prison Service has said.

A spokeswoman said the situation was resolved at 18:30 GMT "with no injuries to staff or prisoners."

Earlier reports had suggested that up to 180 prisoners were involved.

The BBC's Philippa Young reports.

  • 02 Nov 2013
  • From the section UK
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