Tyne & Wear

Prisoner charged with attempted murder of an inmate

A prisoner at HMP Acklington in Nothumberland has been charged with the attempted murder of an inmate.

It follows an incident on Wednesday in which a 57-year-old prisoner required hospital treatment after being assaulted.

The man remains in hospital in a stable and non life threatening condition.

Carl Wilson, 25, of HMP Acklington will appear at South East Northumberland Magistrates Court on Friday.

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