Gloucestershire

Gloucester rooftop stand-off ends with arrrest

A man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary after a late night, rooftop stand-off at a school in Gloucester.

The incident began after midnight when police were called to a report of three hooded men on the roof of Denmark Road High School for Girls.

A man was discovered on the roof and trained negotiators talked him down after an hour.

A 28-year-old man from Gloucester has been arrested on suspicion of burglary.

The force helicopter and dog units were deployed at the scene after the man refused to come down from the roof.

Police said they recovered a wheelie bin filled with lead, which is thought to have been taken from the school's roof, nearby.

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