Jump threat man is talked down
CHERTSEY: A man was talked down by the emergency services after threatening to jump from a rooftop on Friday. Surrey Police officers and fire crews from Chertsey were called to Pyrcroft Road at around 9.40pm following reports of a concern for safety. On arriving at the scene, they found a man on the roof of a four-storey building threatening to jump. Two fire engines and an aerial ladder truck were at the scene. After an hour, officers on the aerial ladder were able to talk the man down and he was lowered to safety. Pyrcroft Road was closed to traffic during the negotiations.