Paramedics and HART Team called to HMP Channings Wood

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Paramedics from South Western Ambulance service and a “HART” team have all been scrambled to HMP Channings Wood in Newton Abbott this evening.

Prison officers found a man unresponsive in his cell at Category C men’s prison during late roll call and raised the alarm.


Crews were called just after 8pm on Sunday evening.


The Ministry of Justice has been approached for comment.

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