Jarrow prisoner in social media phone probe
Prison bosses are investigating claims a violent South Tyneside thug who is serving 13 years has been making illegal social media posts from behind bars.
Since the start of January, an account in the name of Scott Stubbings on photo sharing site Instagram has been updated five times.
The two most recent - posted in the early hours of Friday and carrying the ‘scot stubbzyy’ tag - reveal personal family details.
Former car mechanic Stubbings, of Abbey Drive, Jarrow, was jailed last year for his part in a savage attack on a businessman.
He is currently serving time in HMP Northumberland, which... read more
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