UPDATE: Police talk down man from Doncaster roof

A 29-year-old man has been talked down from a Doncaster roof by police, following reports that he was threatening to jump.

A police spokesman said of the incident: “An incident was reported at approximately 12.20pm today of a 29-year-old man on the roof of the Frenchgate Centre in Doncaster town centre.

“Emergency services attended and the man was brought down safely at around 1pm and is receiving appropriate care.”

West Laith Gate was sealed off for approximately 40 minutes this lunch time, as a result of the incident.