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Even the cons are loving it...

PUBLISHED: 14:52 21 January 2009 | UPDATED: 16:02 25 August 2010

YOU might once have worried about prisoners being left sitting in their cells with nothing useful to get their teeth into. Now, you better worry about them sinking their teeth into unhealthy snacks

YOU might once have worried about prisoners being left sitting in their cells with nothing useful to get their teeth into.

Now, you better worry about them sinking their teeth into unhealthy snacks.

A prison guard at Belmarsh prison was suspended this month when it emerged that someone had smuggled a McDonald's meal into the maximum security jail.

The whiff familiar to all those who have enjoyed the guilty pleasure of a Big Mac and fries was smelt by a warder patrolling the corridors of cells.

After following their nostrils to a cell full of greasy-fingered inmates, they found the offending food hidden under a towel in a sink - still warm.

The two drug-dealer inmates revealed the grub was sneaked in, causing an inquiry to be launched at the supposedly tightly guarded prison.

So even if you are doing time you can still be "lovin' it".


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