Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Road closed after man on church roof in Edinburgh's Lorne Street

Lorne Street, Edinburgh Pic: Steven Cassidy
Image caption The man was first seen on top of the church roof at 06:15

A road has been closed by police after a man was spotted on a church rooftop.

The man was first seen on top of the church roof at 06:15. The man ran off before police could speak to him.

Police Scotland have closed the road between Leith Walk and Easter Road to conduct inquiries.

Police wearing riot gear are at the scene. The incident is ongoing. Police Scotland are appealing for witnesses.

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