Drone flies ‘weapons and escape kit’ including hacksaw blades and a screwdriver into jail
An audacious jail breakout has been foiled after an ‘escape kit’ including hacksaw blades and screwdrivers flown in by a drone was spotted by prison officers.
A bundle dropped on top of a roof inside HMP Hewell in Worcestershire also contained cannabis, mobile phones, chargers, superglue and razor blades.
The prison’s governor alerted local police and ordered extensive searches of prisoners’ cells. Extra guards from nearby jails were brought in to beef up security.
West Mercia police are also conducting more patrols to put off drone smugglers.
A source said: ‘This has caused a huge security... read more
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