Dorset

Rooftop stand-off at Portland prison ends

HMP YOI Portland Image copyright Google
Image caption Police were called at 15:20 BST on Wednesday after the inmates clambered on to the roof of HMP Portland

Three inmates who got on to the roof of a prison and Young Offender Institution in Dorset have come down, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has confirmed.

An MoJ spokesperson said the trio had got on to the roof on Wednesday afternoon at HMP YOI Portland.

Dorset Police said the stand-off ended after more than five hours at 20:40 BST.

A spokesman for the Ministry of Justice said it was resolved "with no injuries to staff or prisoners".

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