PICTURES: Man arrested after rooftop drama

A man has been arrested after being rescued from the rooftop of a building in Worthing.

Monday, 29th August 2016, 12:59 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 3:25 am
Police arrested a man after he was rescued from the roof of a three-storey building in Buckingham Road, Worthing. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Sussex Police said they were called at 10.50pm yesterday to reports of a man that had been threatened at an address in Buckingham Road, Worthing.

When officers arrived, a male occupant of the three-storey building was on the roof, police said.

The fire and rescue service was called to the scene at 11.40pm and sent one vehicle from Worthing Fire Station with an aerial ladder platform, which was used to remove the man.

Police arrested a man after he was rescued from the roof of a three-storey building by firemen in Buckingham Road, Worthing. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

A fire service spokesperson said they left the scene at 12.30am.

After the man was brought down, police said he was immediately arrested. They left the scene at 1.45am.

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