Rooftop protest at Oakwood

A rooftop protest has been held at the heavily criticised HMP Oakwood near Wolverhampton - for the second time in a matter of weeks.

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Report: Rooftop protest at Oakwood Prison

Prisoners at much-criticised Oakwood Prison in Wolverhampton have staged a rooftop protest today, according to reports.

The Birmingham Mail is reporting that three prisoners began the protest at 11am this morning, and the reasons behind the protest are unknown.

HMP Oakwood was opened last year Credit: David Jones/PA Archive/Press Association Images

A spokeswoman for G4S, which runs the prison, told the paper:

"There is an ongoing incident involving three prisoners and our normal contingency plans have been enacted."

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