Prison officer had throat cut by inmate

HMP Nottingham
HMP Nottingham

A prison officer had to be taken to hospital after having his throat cut by an inmate.

The incident happened on Sunday morning at HMP Nottingham, the Ministry of Justice said.

The male officer has since been released from hospital.

HMP Nottingham is a category B male prison which expanded in 2010 to hold 1,060 prisoners.