Prisoners face disciplinary action after disturbance at Wayland Prison
15:40 05 February 2014
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Specialist officers needed to intervene after trouble flared among the inmates at a prison near Watton.
About 13 prisoners were involved in the disturbance at HMP Wayland yesterday, which left some cells damaged on one wing.
A prison service spokesman said: “Specially-trained prison staff intervened to swiftly resolve it and all the prisoners involved were relocated.
“An investigation is underway and appropriate disciplinary action will be taken.”
A Norfolk police spokesman confirmed that a joint investigation is being carried out with the prison service in relation to the disturbance, and the inquiries are ongoing.