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Man in London rooftop fall after police stand-off

A man has fallen from the roof of a house in west London after a six-hour stand-off with police officers.

An attempted burglary was reported at the two-storey property in Taylor Avenue, Richmond, at 1330 BST.

When officers arrived two men climbed on the roof and refused to come down.

Several hours later one man came down but the second man appeared to slip or fall, police said. He is being treated by paramedics but his condition is not known.

A police spokesman said the injured man fell from the roof just before 1930 BST.

The other man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary.

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