man on the roof of york minister



A man climbed onto the roof of York Minster.

Police in York We are asking the public to avoid the area around the cathedral late last night (November 24) while they were dealing with the incident.



A police spokesman said: “A man is currently at the top of the minster who climbed the scaffolding shortly after 11 p.m. (on 23 November).

“The priority for us and the other emergency services at the scene is to bring this incident to a safe conclusion.



“We do not believe there is any threat to wider public safety, however we do ask people to avoid this area to allow us to do our jobs.

“thanks for your cooperation.”



North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue say they were called to Duncombe Place shortly before midnight, which was attended by ALP employees from York, Tadcaster, Ripon and Harrogate following a report that a man was on top of some scaffolding. had climbed.

A spokesman for the service said: “The team liaised with police and ambulance staff to set up a rescue plan.

“The man voluntarily climbed the scaffolding via an internal staircase and was left in the care of police and ambulance staff.”

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