Man arrested after police stand off in West Bromwich

By Charlotte Callear | West Bromwich | News | Published:

A man has been arrested after being talked down from the roof of a home in West Bromwich.

A police officer at the scene

Police blocked off Skidmore Drive and Hilton Street, in Guns Village, near Greets Green, this morning.

Police at the scene in West Bromwich

Police attended the house to make a 'pre-planned arrest' at 10am.

A man was later seen on the flat roof of a property in Skidmore Drive.

Armed police were also called to the scene.

Police confirmed a man was taken into custody shortly before 4pm.

Police patrol gardens nearby

Charlotte Callear

By Charlotte Callear

Reporter based at the Express & Star's Wolverhampton head office

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