And finally… keyed up

A prison has been forced to change over 3,000 locks after a locksmith was arrested amid suspicion he was selling duplicate keys to prisoners.

Prison authorities called police after becoming concerned that some of the 1,400 inmates at HMP Wandsworth in south-west London had obtained keys to their cells, The Telegraph reports.

Police say they have not uncovered proof of any duplicate keys being sold to prisoners, but that there is evidence that copies had been produced.

The 40-year-old locksmith has been charged on suspicion of conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office.

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