Huge increase in 'at-height' custody protests in youth jails

Neil Puffett
Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Young people in custody are increasingly placing themselves in danger by climbing onto railings and "anti-suicide" netting, it has emerged.

There were 250 so-called "at-height incidents" in under-18 YOIs during 2014/15. Picture: Becky Nixon
There were 250 so-called "at-height incidents" in under-18 YOIs during 2014/15. Picture: Becky Nixon

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