Electrician working at jail robbed at knifepoint by prioners

An electrician was robbed at knifepoint inside a jail, the Prison Service said yesterday.

The man, who was supplywas being escorted around Maidstone Prison in Kent on Tuesday when two inmates threatened him with a knife or and stole his wallet, necklace The robbery happened in an accommodation block while a companying the workman was woman said.

Detectives were yesterday Police said that no one had The Prison Service spokeswoman said there had been not a common occurrence but I'm sure it has happened on other occasions. I don't think it's unprecedented,' she said.