Man arrested after rooftop stand-off with police in Berwick

A man has been arrested after a lengthy rooftop stand-off with police in Berwick.

Friday, 26th October 2018, 13:20 pm
Updated Friday, 26th October 2018, 13:28 pm
News from Northumbria Police

A range of emergency services attended the scene in the Eastcliffe area of Spittal on Thursday.

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A Northumberia Police spokesperson said: “At 9.40am on October 25, we received a report of an assault at an address in Eastcliffe, Berwick.

“We attended the scene at which point a 36-year-old man climbed on the roof and refused to come down. Negotiators attended and the man was later brought down to safety.

“He was then arrested and remains in police custody.”