Ar­rest af­ter ‘stand-off’

The Chronicle - - News -

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.”

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