HMP Garth prisoner escapes and climbs onto roof
A prisoner has escaped and climbed onto the roof of a Lancashire prison.
The man can be seen walking across the roof of the category B HMP Prison Garth in Leyland.
The Ministry of Justice has not yet responded to requests for a statement on the situation.
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said it received a call just after 18:00 BST and is on standby, along with the ambulance service.
The training prison holds a maximum of 847 men and houses a specialist unit for sex offenders.
14 Apr 2016
- From the section Lancashire