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Prison staff and police working to find ringleaders

Staff at HMP Ranby are working with Nottinghamshire Police to identify the ringleaders who led an eight-hour disturbance at the prison.

The disturbance began at around midday and was not resolved until 8.10pm.

A number of inmates were driven away from the prison near Retford in several vehicles and were heard shouting and banging inside.

Ministry of Justice: HMP Ranby disturbance has ended

A disturbance involving prisoners at HMP Ranby has ended according to the Ministry of Justice.

A disturbance at HMP Ranby has ended, the Ministry of Justice said. Credit: Dave Higgens/PA Wire

The department said in a statement: "The disturbance at HMP Ranby has ended safely. No staff or prisoners injured. Visits tomorrow will take place as normal."

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