Bizarre story of the day from the Telegraph:
An inmate at Bristol Prison cut off his own penis and tried to flush it down a toilet, it has been revealed.
The prisoner, who has not been named, was found by prison wardens with serious injuries and taken to hospital.
Paramedics from the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust were called to the jail at around 10am last Friday, after reports a man in his 40s had suffered serious injuries.
A spokesman for the trust said it had received a report from the prison that the man had serious bleeding, and that he might be unconscious.
After they arrived at the scene, paramedics worked to stem the bleeding before taking the man to Southmead Hospital, where he received treatment.
A spokesman for the Prison Service said the injury was self-inflicted and that no other prisoners were involved…
[continues at the Telegraph]