Prison service refuse to comment on Woolwich assault

The Prison Service has refused to comment on the detail of what is claimed to have happened when Woolwich murder suspect Michael Adebolajo was assaulted in prison on Wednesday.

A spokeswoman said: "The police are investing an incident that took place at HMP Belmarsh on July 17. It would be inappropriate to comment while the investigation is ongoing."

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Adebolajo 'pushed into window'

Michael Adebolajo's brother said the Woolwich murder suspect lost two teeth after being pushed against a window by prison officers. Five prison officers have been suspended over an incident at Belmarsh. All "strenuously deny any wrongdoing".