South East Wales

Cardiff prison inmate climbing fence incident 'resolved'

Cardiff prison Image copyright Richard Sutcliffe/Geograph
Image caption The category B HMP Cardiff was opened in 1832

An incident at Cardiff prison, which involved a male inmate climbing an internal fence, has been resolved, the Prison Service has said.

The prisoner was looking over the perimeter wall in the "internal incident", which happened on Saturday.

A spokeswoman for the Prison Service said: "On Saturday a prisoner at HMP Cardiff climbed an internal fence.

"The minor incident was successfully resolved by staff with no injuries to prisoners or officers."

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