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Two guards injured in knife attack at Glenochil Prison

HMP Glenochil Image copyright Richard Webb
Image caption Police Scotland is investigating the attack at the prison near Tullibody

Police are investigating after two prison guards were attacked by an inmate with a knife at HMP Glenochil.

The guards were treated in hospital, one for serious facial injuries, following the attack at the Clackmannanshire jail on 29 October.

Police Scotland is investigating, and officers are following a positive line of inquiry.

The prison, near Tullibody, holds long-term adult male prisoners ranging from low to high risk categories.

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