THE cordon on Franklin Street had now been lifted, following an arrest. 

It follows an incident in Scarborough, which was reported to police at around 4am today (August 12.) 

When officers arrived, a man climbed on to the roof of a building.

A cordon was in put in place whilst emergency services, including a police negotiator, firearms officers and a police dog team, responded.

At around 10am the man, a 35 year-old, was arrested on suspicion of assault and taken to Scarborough District Hospital to be checked over.

The cordon was lifted shortly after. Officers remain at the scene of the incident.

Superintendent Andrea Kell said: “I’d like to thank members of the public for their patience whilst emergency services responded to the incident on Franklin Street this morning.

“A cordon was in place and a police negotiator was sent to the scene to help resolve the situation. The cordon has now been lifted.”

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