Suspected drugs related incident at youth dentention centre

Two offenders at a youth detention centre are understood to have been hospitalised in a suspected drugs related incident.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 29th September 2017, 10:41 pm
Updated Wednesday, 4th October 2017, 10:45 am

It is believed a number of other young people held at Hydebank Wood College in south Belfast required treatment on site.

Prison staff are understood to be investigating a suspected drugs link.

The Northern Ireland Prison Service confirmed an “ongoing incident” at the facility.

“It would be inappropriate to comment further at this stage,” said an NIPS spokesman.