Inmate charged over Durham prison attacks

A prisoner has been charged after three prison officers were stabbed at a County Durham jail.

Kevan Thakrar, 23, has been charged with two counts of attempted murder and one count of assault, Durham Police said.

The incident happened at the high security HMP Frankland, in Durham, on 13 March. A female and two male officers were injured.

Police said Thakrar was due in court at a future date.

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