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Prisoners 'seize control of two wings' with riot teams drafted in - Metro;

Prisoners 'seize control of two wings' with riot teams drafted in - Metro

MetroPrisoners 'seize control of two wings' with riot teams drafted inMetroInmates 'seized control of two wings' at a prison today with riot staff drafted in to try and establish order. More than 1,000 criminals are housed at the male prison HMP the Mount, where there are staff shortages and prisoners were said to be on lockdown.and more »

Disorder brought under control at The Mount jail - NW Evening Mail;

Disorder brought under control at The Mount jail - NW Evening Mail

NW Evening MailDisorder brought under control at The Mount jailNW Evening MailAn incident in which prison officers are said to have lost control of two wings at a jail in Hertfordshire has ended, the Ministry of Justice said. Disorder broke out at HMP The Mount on Monday and specially trained staff were sent in. The trouble ...and more »

'Tornado' riot teams take back rioting prison after inmates 'take over two wings' following reports of three-week ... - Daily Mail;

'Tornado' riot teams take back rioting prison after inmates 'take over two wings' following reports of three-week ... - Daily Mail

Daily Mail'Tornado' riot teams take back rioting prison after inmates 'take over two wings' following reports of three-week ...Daily Mail'Tornado' riots teams have taken back control of a prison after two wings were taken over by furious inmates who had gone weeks without a shower or change of clothes, an expert has revealed. Specially-trained officers were dispatched to HMP The Mount, ...and more »

FIRST PICS: Riot police swoop on prison as guards 'LOSE CONTROL' at HMP The Mount - Daily Star;

FIRST PICS: Riot police swoop on prison as guards 'LOSE CONTROL' at HMP The Mount - Daily Star

Daily StarFIRST PICS: Riot police swoop on prison as guards 'LOSE CONTROL' at HMP The MountDaily StarTHE RIOT squad was sent into HMP The Mount as prisoners have took over two wings and guards "lost control". 0. By Henry Holloway / Published 31st July 2017. Riot police GOOGLE/GETTY. RIOT: Police were called after prisoners at HMP The Mount took ...and more »

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tornado riot squad sent in to 'out of control' Hertfordshire prison - Yahoo News UK;

Tornado riot squad sent in to 'out of control' Hertfordshire prison - Yahoo News UK

Yahoo News UKTornado riot squad sent in to 'out of control' Hertfordshire prisonYahoo News UKTornado squads who are equipped to deal with riots have been sent in to deal with unrest at a prison in Hertfordshire, amid claims two wings are "out of control". The Ministry of Justice has confirmed that specially trained staff are dealing with an ...and more »

HMP The Mount 'was about to blow' warned insiders as situation with inmates... - Hertfordshire Mercury;

HMP The Mount 'was about to blow' warned insiders as situation with inmates... - Hertfordshire Mercury

Hertfordshire MercuryHMP The Mount 'was about to blow' warned insiders as situation with inmates...Hertfordshire MercuryHMP The Mount insiders warned the anger from prisoners was 'going to blow' over the weekend – just two days before a riot broke out. Inmates have reportedly grown increasingly frustrated and guards stressed as staff shortages have condemned prisoners ...and more »

Tornado Teams Sent into HMP The Mount as Prisoners go on the Rampage - UK News in Pictures

Tornado Teams Sent into HMP The Mount as Prisoners go on the RampageUK News in PicturesA specialist “Tornado team” has been sent into the Hertfordshire prison as prisoners are reported to have gone on a rampage. A staff source within the jail said:HMP The Mount is 'bomb waiting to go off' The prison had been on lockdown for three ...and more »

Smoking ban fuels smuggling, debt and violence at Wiltshire prison - This Is Wiltshire;

Smoking ban fuels smuggling, debt and violence at Wiltshire prison - This Is Wiltshire

This Is WiltshireSmoking ban fuels smuggling, debt and violence at Wiltshire prisonThis Is WiltshireSMUGGLED tobacco is being traded for 12 times its normal value on the wings of Wiltshire's only prison. Prisoners at HMP Erlestoke are paying as much as £150 for a 30 gram bag worth £12 after a smoking ban imposed last year drove the supply ...and more »

Tornado Squads called in to crush The Mount prison riot as officials battle with up to 227 inmates in Hertfordshire - The Sun;

Tornado Squads called in to crush The Mount prison riot as officials battle with up to 227 inmates in Hertfordshire - The Sun

The SunTornado Squads called in to crush The Mount prison riot as officials battle with up to 227 inmates in HertfordshireThe SunTORNADO Team riot officers have been sent into The Mount prison to deal with a 'serious disturbance'. The Ministry of Justice confirmed violence broke out at the Category C men's prison in Hertfordshire at around 2pm this afternoon. Specialist officers ...and more »

Prison officers 'have lost control' of two wings at The Mount jail - AOL UK

Prison officers 'have lost control' of two wings at The Mount jailAOL UKPrison officers are said to have lost control of two wings at a jail in Hertfordshire, with staff shortages being blamed for the trouble. The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) confirmed an incident is ongoing at The Mount prison, and said specially trained ...and more »

Riot police sent in to Hertfordshire prison The Mount after guards 'lose control' of inmates - Evening Standard;

Riot police sent in to Hertfordshire prison The Mount after guards 'lose control' of inmates - Evening Standard

Evening StandardRiot police sent in to Hertfordshire prison The Mount after guards 'lose control' of inmatesEvening StandardRiot police have reportedly been dispatched to a jail in Hertfordshire after prison officers were said to have lost control of two wings. Violence broke out at The Mount prison at around 2pm on Monday – a jail housing category C male inmates. But the ...and more »

Herts 'riot' prison HMP The Mount highlighted as having 'performance concern' in review days ago - Hertfordshire Mercury;

Herts 'riot' prison HMP The Mount highlighted as having 'performance concern' in review days ago - Hertfordshire Mercury

Hertfordshire MercuryHerts 'riot' prison HMP The Mount highlighted as having 'performance concern' in review days agoHertfordshire MercuryHertfordshire prison HMP The Mount, where a "riot" is reported to have broken out this afternoon (July 31), was identified as having "concerns" by a national review just last week. The prison in Bovingdon was given the second lowest rating by the ...and more »

Riot officers sent to deal with incident at Hertfordshire prison - The Guardian;

Riot officers sent to deal with incident at Hertfordshire prison - The Guardian

The GuardianRiot officers sent to deal with incident at Hertfordshire prisonThe GuardianThe prison, which opened in 1987, has a population of more than 1,000 prisoners. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images. Prisons and probation. Riot officers sent to deal with incident at Hertfordshire prison. Specially trained Tornado team said to be ...and more »

HMP The Mount '47 staff short' as inmates weren't allowed out of cell for even showers before riot - Hertfordshire Mercury;

HMP The Mount '47 staff short' as inmates weren't allowed out of cell for even showers before riot - Hertfordshire Mercury

Hertfordshire MercuryHMP The Mount '47 staff short' as inmates weren't allowed out of cell for even showers before riotHertfordshire MercuryHMP The Mount was a 'bomb waiting to go off' according to a former prisoner who warned of an inevitable riot just two days ago. Anthropologist Alex Cavendish, who served a four-year prison term, predicted the prison riots underway now were only a ...and more »

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

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

Telegraph.co.ukRiot squad officers sent to regain control of The Mount prison after inmates take over wingTelegraph.co.ukSpecially trained prison riot officers are battling to regain control of at least one wing at a Hertfordshire jail. Unrest broke out at HMP The Mount on Monday amid claims that staff shortages and extended lock-ups of prisoners had made the jail "a ...and more »

Riot police tackling UK prison "disturbance" - Xinhua

Riot police tackling UK prison "disturbance"XinhuaLONDON, July 31 (Xinhua) -- Riot-trained prison staff were sent to a British prison on Monday for a serious "disturbance" in one of the cells. BBC quoted sources as saying that inmates took over one wing of the Mount Prison, located in Hertfordshire ...and more »

HMP The Mount: Specialist officers sent in to deal with prison disturbance - ITV News;

HMP The Mount: Specialist officers sent in to deal with prison disturbance - ITV News

ITV NewsHMP The Mount: Specialist officers sent in to deal with prison disturbanceITV NewsSpecialist officers were scrambled to deal with a disturbance among inmates at a Hertfordshire prison. Tornado Teams - elite officers trained to bring riots under control were sent in to deal with the incident at HMP The Mount. The Ministry of Justice ...and more »

Ministry of Justice confirms specialist units dealing with 'riot' at HMP The Mount in Bovingdon - Hertfordshire Mercury;

Ministry of Justice confirms specialist units dealing with 'riot' at HMP The Mount in Bovingdon - Hertfordshire Mercury

Hertfordshire MercuryMinistry of Justice confirms specialist units dealing with 'riot' at HMP The Mount in BovingdonHertfordshire MercurySpecialist units from the Ministry of Justice are currently on the scene of an incident at HMP The Mount in Bovingdon. The units are rumored to include specialist anti-riot Tornado squads. The incident, which has been labelled as a riot on social media ...and more »