Sunday, 19 May 2024

Prisoner stabbed at HMP Wandsworth days after David Khalife escape

An inmate has been rushed to hospital after a stabbing at HMP Wandsworth.

The incident between prisoners happened at around 3pm on Sunday, Sky News reports.

An air ambulance was also sent to the scene, and the victim is described as being in a critical condition.

The Metropolitan Police say they were called at around 3.20pm to reports of an inmate being assaulted.

There have been no arrests and enquiries are ongoing.

A Prison Service spokesperson said: ‘Staff swiftly responded to an incident between prisoners at HMP Wandsworth today.

‘We have a zero tolerance approach to violence and will always take strong action against those who break these rules.’

The London prison and its security has been under scrutiny in recent days following the escape of terror suspect Daniel Khalife.

Khalife escaped the prison on Wednesday and was arrested less than 10 miles away on Saturday.

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