Tayside and Central Scotland

Perth street closed by man on rooftop

Incident in Perth Image copyright Stuart Cowper

Police closed off a street in Perth after a man climbed onto a roof and was seen to throw a chimney pot down onto the road.

The man is understood to have gone onto the roof of the house in Stanley Crescent at about midday on Sunday.

Officers said at about 17:00 that the incident had ended and a 24-year-old man had been arrested.

Police in riot gear had been called to the scene, along with the Scottish Ambulance Service and firefighters.

Roads in the area have been re-opened.

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