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(From Wigan Observer)
A security alert was sparked when inmates staged a roof-top protest at Hindley Prison.
Two men, wearing prison issue brown tops and dark blue trousers, held out for seven hours before negotiators persuaded them to come down.
It is believed their demonstration concerned demands to be transferred to another prison.
The prisoners were first seen walking on the roof a building within the boundary of the young offenders' institution yesterday morning.
Residents of neighbouring Gibson Street reported hearing sirens at about 11.30am.
One eyewitness who did not wish to be named said: "I didn't know anything …