UPDATED: Man arrested after being brought down from roof of property in York city centre

December 6, 2017 7:10 AM

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A MAN was brought down from the roof of a property in York city centre and arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary.

North Yorkshire Police said it was contacted at 7.40pm yesterday to reports of a man on the roof of a property in Stonegate near the Trembling Madness pub.

Stonegate and parts of High Petergate and Low Petergate were closed to allow police to deal with the incident.

A police spokeswoman said: "Fire and ambulance both attended and the man was successfully brought down from the roof at 9.01pm.

"A 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary and remains in police custody."

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Source: yorkpress.co.uk

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