Man arrested after incident in Amble

News from Northumbria Police
News from Northumbria Police

A man has been arrested after climbing onto a roof of a property in Amble this morning.

Police received a report of an incident on Queen Street at 10.20am.

Officers attended the scene to speak to the man and to bring him to safety.

A Northumbria Police spokeswoman said that he then locked himself inside a property and police continued to negotiate with him.

The 32-year-old was subsequently arrested.