Wigan prisoner has sentence extended for attacking prison officer

A Wigan jail inmate has had five weeks added to his sentence after he admitted attacking a prison officer.

Monday, 31st May 2021, 11:58 am

Craig Blissett, 21, now of HMP Forest Bank, launched the attack on Chris Fields at Hindley Prison last September 28.

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As well as the extra prison time, Blissett, was ordered to pay his victim £150 in compensation.

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A Wigan jail inmate has had five weeks added to his sentence after he admitted attacking a prison officer