Great Train Robber taken to hospital

Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs was today taken to hospital with a suspected broken hip and a chest infection, his son Michael said.The 79-year-old is being treated for the infection in Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in Norwich and will be seen by an orthopaedic surgeon later.

Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs was today taken to hospital with a suspected broken hip and a chest infection, his son Michael said.

The 79-year-old is being treated for the infection in Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in Norwich and will be seen by an orthopaedic surgeon later.

Biggs, from Lambeth, south London, is being held on the hospital wing of Norwich prison. He is eligible for release on July 3.

Justice Secretary Jack Straw is expected to make a decision on the case within days.