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Prison riot teenagers sentenced
Clockwise: Daniel Allen, Jordan Begley, Sean McGlade, Steven Birchall, Mark Meredith, Leon Lewis
Damage to Hindley Prison was estimated at more than 145,000
Eleven teenagers who took part in a prison riot which caused more than 145,000 damage have been sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court.

More than 100 extra staff were drafted in to deal with the disturbance at Hindley Prison, in Wigan, Greater Manchester, on 5 October, 2005.

Video footage of the disturbance helped to identify the defendants who all pleaded guilty to violent disorder.

It took more than seven weeks to fully restore the prison wing after the riot.

Daniel Allen, 18, of Cross Lane West, Partington, Greater Manchester, was sentenced to two years in a young offenders' institute.

Jordan Begley, 18, of Iona Way, Davyhulme, Greater Manchester, was sentenced to a total of four years in a young offenders' institute.

Sean McGlade, 18, of Lancaster Avenue, Urmston, Greater Manchester, was sentenced to two years in a young offenders' institute.

Detention centre

Steven Birchall, 18, of Penfold Walk, Gorton, Greater Manchester, was sentenced to two years in a young offenders' institute.

Mark Meredith, 18, of Kildare Crescent, Kirkholt, Rochdale, was sentenced to an 18 month detention training order.

Leon Lewis, 18, of Nelson Street, Middleton, Greater Manchester, was sentenced to a total of four years in a young offenders' institute and given a five-year Anti-Social Behaviour Order.

Three 17-year-olds and two 16-year-olds, who cannot be named for legal reasons, were sentenced to a variety of detention orders and custodial sentences in young offenders' institutes.

Mark Masher, 18, of Byron Street, Liverpool, and Jacob Craven, 18, of Royal Oak Road, Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester, who also pleaded guilty to violent disorder will be sentenced on 6 October.


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