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Authorities quell trouble at Hertfordshire and Wiltshire prisons - The Guardian

Emergency service vehicles on a former airfield close to The Mount prison on Monday. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA. Prisons and probation. Authorities quell trouble at Hertfordshire and Wiltshire prisons. Disturbances at The Mount and Erlestoke come ...and more »

Prison 'riot' ends at The Mount as staff call for better pay - Sky News

A report last year warned that the "ingredients" were in place for The Mount to "suffer disorder" like that seen in other prisons. 00:47, UK, Tuesday 01 August 2017. Police vehicles parked near The Mount Prison. Image: The Mount prison holds more than ...and more »

Watch the dramatic moment Tornado riot squad storms prison throwing flashbangs after inmates 'seize two wings' - Mirror.co.uk

Dramatic footage has emerged showing a Tornado riot team storming a prison and flashbangs going off inside after inmates allegedly seized control of two wings. The video was captured last night as the specially-trained offers were sent inside to ...and more »

Riot squad officers sent to regain control of The Mount prison after inmates take over wing - Telegraph.co.uk

Specially trained prison riot officers battled to regain control of at least one wing at a Hertfordshire jail last night. Unrest broke out at HMP The Mount on Monday amid claims that staff shortages and extended lock-ups of prisoners had made the jail ...and more »

Incident 'resolved' after officers said to have lost control of two wings at prison - The Guardian

The prison, which opened in 1987, has a population of more than 1,000 prisoners. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images. Prisons and probation. Incident 'resolved' after officers said to have lost control of two wings at prison. Riot officers sent in to ...and more »

The Mount prison: New inmate disorder breaks out after riot squad sent in to quell unrest - The Independent

Calls for urgent action to combat "disarray" in Britain's prisons are mounting after a second day of disorder at The Mount in Hertfordshire. Riot squads were sent into the jail, in Bovingdon in Hertfordshire, after prisoners armed with weapons ...and more »

HMP The Mount disturbance: Riot staff sent to tackle violence - BBC News

Riot-trained prison staff were sent to a jail amid reports of violence on two wings. Sources earlier told BBC home affairs correspondent Danny Shaw that one wing of HMP The Mount in Hertfordshire and half of another wing had been "lost". The Ministry ...and more »

'Robocop' riot squad regains control of prison after inmates 'seize two wings' - Mirror.co.uk

A Tornado riot team has regained control at HMP The Mount after prisoners were said to have seized two wings. The large-scale disturbance came just two days following claims that trouble was "brewing" amid staff shortages and a lockdown at the category ...and more »

Prison riot ends after Tornado squad reestablish control at HMP The Mount - The Independent

A prison riot that saw inmates take control of two wings has ended, the Ministry of Justice has said. Disorder broke out at HMP The Mount in Hertfordshire on Monday and specially trained riot staff were sent in. The trouble, said to have spanned two ...and more »

HMP The Mount: Second day of trouble at prison - BBC News

Riot-trained staff have been sent to HMP The Mount in Hertfordshire for the second day running. BBC home affairs correspondent Danny Shaw said armed prisoners took over Nash Wing and smashed windows, according to well-placed sources. The Ministry of ...and more »