Prisoner escape trial begins

A prison officer told how she thought she was about to die at a Suffolk hospital when a gunman demanded a prisoner in her custody be freed.

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Officer describes gun ordeal

A Prison officer has described the moment a gun was pressed to her head during a prisoner escape from West Suffolk Hospital.

Kim Lockwood told the jury at Woolwich Crown court

As we got out of the car I could obviously feel what I realised was the gun at my head.

I was looking at Mr Farndon. He started saying 'I'm sorry miss, let me go'."

At first, that it was a training thing work had set up ... but very quickly it went out of my head.

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