Update: Preston police take man down off roof safely after closing Parker Street in Ashton

Preston police were concerned for the safety of a man on Parker Street in Ashton-on-Ribble.

Wednesday, 17th July 2019, 4:09 pm
Updated Wednesday, 17th July 2019, 5:09 pm
A cherry-picker was used to help get the man down safely.

Officers say they were called to Parker Street in Preston at 2:33pm after reports of a man on a roof.

Police shut one end of Parker Street to traffic while they dealt with the situation.

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A cherry-picker was used to help get the man down safely.

The man is not reported to be down from the roof, and to be safe and well.