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Serious disturbance at HMP Moorland near Doncaster

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. 

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