Man Arrested after Reported Attempt to Fly Contraband into Prison
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A man has been arrested after reportedly attempting to use a drone to fly contraband into Holme House Prison.
The incident happened around 2:10pm on Monday 10th July, when police received a call from the prison and both response and dog section officers attended.
The officers, along with PD Moose, contained the area and began to look for the man, who was hiding in undergrowth. After spotting the police dog the suspect attempted to make off on foot before quickly surrendering.
A suspected stolen motorbike was also recovered.
A 56-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of throwing an article/substance into a prison, theft of a motor vehicle, driving a motor vehicle without insurance or a licence. He remains in police custody at this time.