A prisoner has scaled the roof of a Scottish jail and is “throwing tiles at officers” on the ground.
On Sunday afternoon, staff at HMP Barlinnie in Glasgow’s east end were alerted to reports of the man on the roof.
The prisoner is reportedly in an emotional state and is alleged to be throwing slates from the roof at officers below.
The incident remains ongoing.
A Scottish Prison Service spokesperson said: “I can confirm an incident is ongoing and staff are working to bring it under control in a way which safeguards the wellbeing of all concerned.”
Police Scotland confirmed the incident has not been reported to them.
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