Man arrested after climbing roof of Sunderland city centre building

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A man who climbed a building in Sunderland city centre was brought to safety and then arrested by the emergency services.

Northumbria Police along with fire crews from Sunderland Central and South Shields were called to Gillbridge Avenue in Sunderland at 4.47pm to reports of a man on the roof of a building.

Emergency services were called after intoxicated man climbed the roof of Sunderland high street store

Emergency services were called after intoxicated man climbed the roof of Sunderland high street store

Officers spoke to the man sitting on the roof of a building for around two hours before he was brought to safety by fire fighters who used an aerial platform to lower him to the ground around 7pm.

The emergency services have now left the scene and police have confirmed the man has been arrested on suspicion of being found on enclosed premises.

Emergency services brought a man to safety after he climbed the roof of a Sunderland building.

Emergency services brought a man to safety after he climbed the roof of a Sunderland building.