Arrest after ‘stand-off’
A MAN has been arrested following a rooftop stand-off with police in Northumberland.
Police were called to Queen Street in Amble on Friday morning.
Officers carried out negotiations with the man, who was on the roof of a property, for several hours.
He was eventually brought down to safety by police.
A 32-year-old man has been arrested.
A Northumbria Police spokesman said: “At around 10.20am police received a report that a man had climbed onto the roof of a property on Queen Street, Amble. Officers attended and the 32-year-old man has since been arrested.”