Prison guards find mobile phone in hollow Weetabix

Several of the Weetabix had been hollowed out to fit the mobile phone along the centre. Credit: Ministry of Justice

Prison guards found a mobile phone hidden in a box of hollowed out Weetabix.

Several of the breakfast cereal biscuits had been cut through the middle leaving a hollow where the phone was stashed.

The phone and doctored cereal were then carefully repackaged before being sent to a prisoner.

An ordinary box of breakfast cereal contained an unusual free gift. Credit: Ministry of Justice

Inmates are not allowed mobile phones in prison and must use public payphones.