Man arrested after throwing debris in roof standoff with police

Police tape.
Police tape.

An 18-year-old man has been arrested following an incident earlier today.

Officers were called to Berkley Street, Scunthorpe, at.around 11am on Wednesday, January 6, after a man took to the roof of a property in the street and began to throw debris.

The man was detained at around 12.10pm and remains in police custody.

The cordon around the area has now been lifted and North Lincolnshire Council has been informed about debris thrown into nearby Dale Street.

Chief Inspector Jenny Bristow said: “We would like to thank the public for their patience, as this incident has led to disruption to the Berkley Street area while this situation was brought under control.

“No one was injured as a result of the incident and a man is now in custody helping with police enquiries.”