Prison riot 'resolved' at Maidstone

Prison vans outside Maidstone Prison Credit: Iain McBride/ITV Meridian

There are unconfirmed reports that the riot at Maidstone Prison has been resolved. Up to 180 prisoners were involved in the riot at Thanet Wing. Meridian reporter Iain McBride said he could hear shouting from inside the prison a short time ago.

Advertisement

Trouble at Maidstone prison

About 40 prisoners were involved in a disturbance that lasted three hours at Maidstone prison in Kent on Saturday.