Birmingham & Black Country

Winson Green Prison: Man charged after guards attacked

HMP Birmingham
The jail is known locally as Winson Green Prison

A man has been charged after five guards were attacked at Birmingham prison.

An investigation was launched after a prison officer was injured on 4 November and a further four employees were hurt three days later.

All five needed hospital treatment, two of them for serious cuts.

The 52-year-old faces five assault charges and is due to appear at Birmingham Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.

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