York Minster incident: Man arrested after being safely brought down from top of historic Minster

A man has been arrested after climbing to the top of scaffolding on York's historic Minster building.

North Yorkshire Police had issued a warning for members of the public to steer clear of the Minster area of the city late last night (November 23) after a man had climbed to the top of the famous old building.

A statement from the force at the time said its main priority - working alongside other emergency services - was to bring the incident to a safe conclusion.

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The man was brought down at around 3am and has now been arrested.

The man has now been arrested

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An update from North Yorkshire Police said: "The incident at York Minster was brought to a safe conclusion just after 3am today (Nov 24). The man was brought down safely by officers and subsequently arrested for criminal damage."

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