Man arrested after police helicopter assists 999 incident in Far Cotton

A man aged 34 had been arrested after police cordoned off a road in Far Cotton this morning (Thursday)

Thursday, 7th March 2019, 8:06 am
Updated Thursday, 7th March 2019, 9:15 am
Officers arrested a man this morning after he came down from the Giggling Sausage Cafe roof

Police were called to the Giggling Sausage Cafe in London Road at about 3.40am today (Thursday) after reports of a break-in.

But officers who arrived at the scene were confronted with a man on the roof of the building.

After closing the road, police called in firefighters to assist with a rescue and East Midlands Ambulance Service medics were summoned as a precaution.

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Officers arrested a man this morning after he came down from the Giggling Sausage Cafe roof

And a police helicopter was tasked with keeping an eye on the man from above, using its infrared camera.

The incident came to a close at 6.45am when a 34-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing criminal damage and burglary.