PICTURES: Man arrested after rooftop drama

Police arrested a man after he was rescued from the roof of a three-storey building in Buckingham Road, Worthing. Picture: Eddie Mitchell
Police arrested a man after he was rescued from the roof of a three-storey building in Buckingham Road, Worthing. Picture: Eddie Mitchell
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A man has been arrested after being rescued from the rooftop of a building in Worthing.

Sussex Police said they were called at 10.50pm yesterday to reports of a man that had been threatened at an address in Buckingham Road, Worthing.

Police arrested a man after he was rescued from the roof of a three-storey building by firemen in Buckingham Road, Worthing. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Police arrested a man after he was rescued from the roof of a three-storey building by firemen in Buckingham Road, Worthing. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

When officers arrived, a male occupant of the three-storey building was on the roof, police said.

The fire and rescue service was called to the scene at 11.40pm and sent one vehicle from Worthing Fire Station with an aerial ladder platform, which was used to remove the man.

A fire service spokesperson said they left the scene at 12.30am.

After the man was brought down, police said he was immediately arrested. They left the scene at 1.45am.

Police arrested a man after he was rescued from the roof of a three-storey building in Buckingham Road, Worthing. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Police arrested a man after he was rescued from the roof of a three-storey building in Buckingham Road, Worthing. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

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Police arrested a man after he was rescued from the roof of a three-storey building in Buckingham Road, Worthing. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

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