Norfolk

Wayland prisoner 'grabbed keys from officer'

Wayland Prison, Norfolk Image copyright PA
Image caption Both men have been transferred from HMP Wayland in Norfolk

An inmate at a prison grabbed keys from an officer and, while he was being restrained, a second prisoner tried to take another set of keys.

An internal prison report seen by the BBC says the the inmate ran down a landing with the keys at HMP Wayland.

"As he was being restrained another prisoner attempted to grab another officer's keys," the report adds.

A Prison Service spokesman said both men had been transferred to a higher security jail.

They also face additional time added to their sentences.

Both men were "quickly apprehended" during the incident on A wing at about 09:00 BST on 27 May, the report states.

Wayland, near Watton in Norfok, is a Category C men's prison with just over 1,000 inmates.

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