Prison officer investigated for stealing toilet roll from a hospital during coronavirus pandemic – The Sun

A PRISON officer allegedly stole a toilet roll from a hospital while escorting a female inmate to an appointment.

The male warder has been suspended after CCTV footage is thought to have shown the theft.

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It happened when a pregnant inmate from HMP Bronzefield was taken to St Peter’s Hospital at Chertsey, Surrey, for a pre-natal check.
A source said: “He should have been keeping his eye on her but he has seemingly taken the opportunity to nab some toilet roll.
“It would be laughable but, given the circumstances of coronavirus, it is being treated seriously. It’s a breach of trust.”
HMP Bronzefield said: “The matter was referred to Surrey Police.”

Bronzefield is a private Category A prison near Heathrow airport which is run by private security firm Sodexo.

It is Europe’s largest female prison and houses 527 of Britain’s most dangerous women including serial killer Joanna Dennehy.

A HMP Bronzefield spokesman said: “The matter was referred to the police and a member of staff is currently suspended.”

A Surrey Police spokesman confirmed the force had launched an investigation following reports of a theft on April 8.


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