Man in custody after rooftop stand-off in Hull

A man has been taken into custody following a stand off on a rooftop in Hull which lasted more than 12 hours.

A section of Beverley Road in Hull was closed while police tried to bring a man down from the roof of a property. Picture: Google
A section of Beverley Road in Hull was closed while police tried to bring a man down from the roof of a property. Picture: Google

Police closed off a section of Beverley Road yesterday afternoon, with only limited access for people wishing to enter properties inside the cordon.

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The road remains closed to vehicles and pedestrians between Fountain Road and Freetown Way, even though the man has now come down from the roof.

A Humberside Police spokesman said the road would not reopen until the carriageway had been cleared of debris.