Three men arrested in prison drug smuggling plot

HMP Long Lartin sign
A drone, fishing hooks and a stash of cannabis were found near HMP Long Lartin [Getty Images]

Three men have been arrested after a plot to smuggle prohibited items into a Worcestershire prison was foiled by police.

Officers found a drone and fishing hooks in a car parked near HMP Long Lartin just after 01:55 BST on Monday.

On the other side of the road, a package containing a large stash of cannabis was discovered.

Three men, aged 18, 19 and 35, from inside the car were arrested for conspiracy to convey prohibited items into a prison and remain in police custody, West Mercia Police has said.

Follow BBC Hereford & Worcester on Facebook, X and Instagram. Send your story ideas to:

Related internet links