Convicted criminal climbed on roof of Mountjoy Prison and stripped naked

first_imgConvicted criminal climbed on roof of Mountjoy Prison and stripped naked The incident happened yesterday afternoon. Image: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland By Garreth MacNamee Image: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland 45 Comments 16,312 Views Share105 Tweet Email Jun 14th 2017, 7:58 AM Short URL Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Wednesday 14 Jun 2017, 7:58 AM A CONVICTED ARMED robber climbed on top of Mountjoy Prison yesterday afternoon and proceeded to strip completely naked when he could not find a package which was allegedly thrown onto the roof.The man (23) got onto the roof shortly after 3pm yesterday in the north Dublin campus. Sources told that the man was looking for a package which was supposed to have been thrown on top of the roof. However, when he could not find it, he decided to strip naked.Trained negotiators managed to speak with the prisoner and he was brought down to safety a little over an hour since he climbed the building.The Irish Prison Service confirmed that an investigation is ongoing into the incident but a spokesman for the IPS said he commended the great work of the trained officers who managed to bring the prisoner to safety.The stripping convict now faces the prospect of losing a number of privileges.Read: Ariana Grande to receive honorary citizenship of Manchester >Read: Thousands of US troops could be headed for Afghanistan after Trump decision >last_img read more