Riot at Swaleside prison

A disturbance involving 60 prisoners at HMP Swaleside on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent has been 'resolved'. Specialist squads of riot-trained guards helped quell the unrest which lasted roughly six hours from 7pm.

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Prisoners concerned about their safety may have sparked riot at 'troubled prison'

A prison blogger says that prisoners concerned about their own safety may have sparked a riot at 'troubled' Swaleside prison to highlight their fears.

Alex Cavendish spoke to ITV News Meridian by phone earlier. Listen to his full interview below:

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