Devon

Dartmoor prisoners scale jail's roof

Dartmoor prison
Image caption The prison can hold 653 inmates

Two inmates at Devon's Dartmoor Prison have scaled its roof.

They gained access to the roof of the facility at about 14:10 BST, before coming down at about 20:00 BST, the Prison Service said.

"No one was injured and the prison will consider if further action needs to taken against the prisoners," it added.

The Category C prison, currently able to hold 653 inmates, was originally built in 1809 to hold French and American prisoners of war.

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