Man jailed for taking banned items into HMP Swaleside

HMP Swaleside
Image caption Kent Police said the charges followed a visit to HMP Swaleside on the Isle of Sheppey

A London man has been jailed after being found guilty of trying to take prohibited articles into HMP Swaleside.

Richard Brown, 23, of New Cross, south London, was jailed for four-and-a-half years following his conviction at Maidstone Crown Court.

He was charged with attempting to convey prohibited articles into prison to a serving inmate at the jail on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent.

Police said the items were four mobile phone SIM cards and a Class A drug.

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