A 41-year-old man remains in custody after a rooftop stand-off with police that lasted more than six hours.
Officers were called to a man on the roof of the former Manor House Care Home, in Pemberton Bank, Easington Lane, at around 2pm yesterday afternoon.
One person, who asked to remain anonymous, said: "We were here at around 3pm today and he was throwing tiles and parts of the chimney onto the road.
"I saw one bit hit a car, this was when the police were still allowing cars to go past."
A 41-year-old man remains in police custody today.
A cordon was in place on the A182 in Easington Lane and Pemberton Bank was closed to vehicles and pedestrians.
Motorists were diverted through Easington Lane as a road closure was in place for most of the afternoon into the evening.