Police 'offering support' to G4S at Oakwood prison

A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said the force was aware of the incident at the privately-run jail and was offering support and assistance to G4S.

Oakwood prison pictured in April 2012. Credit: PA


G4S: Incident at Oakwood Prison 'resolved'

An incident lasting more than five hours at the country's largest prison has been resolved, security firm G4S has said. The company, which operates Oakwood, refused to comment on what had happened.