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Prisoner seriously injured in HMP Woodhill assault

HMP Woodhill
Image caption Police said the attack happened at HMP Woodhill on Friday afternoon

A prisoner has been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after being assaulted at a high-security jail in Buckinghamshire, police have said.

Officers were told the attack happened just before 15:00 GMT at HMP Woodhill in Milton Keynes.

The victim, a 27-year-old man, is in a stable condition, according to Thames Valley Police.

Det Sgt Phil Turner-Robson said officers were working with the Prison Service to establish what had happened.

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