Riot Police and a Tornado team of Prison officers are currently dealing with what is being described as a ‘serious’ on going ‘disturbance’ HMP Moorland.
Ex Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson is currently serving his sentence within the Prison.
The Minstery of Justice released a statement confirming an incident is ongoing, calling it ‘isolated’ and that it invloves a number of prisoners on one wing.
“Specially trained staff are working to resolve an isolated incident involving a number of prisoners on one wing at HMP Moorland we are clear prisoners who behave in this way will be punished & could spend significantly longer behind bars”
There has been no confirmation as to the extent of the incident.