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Police bring man down off roof

Police overpowered a man “in a compromised state” and brought him down safely off a Devonshire roof this afternoon. The incident occurred in Crown Hill Lane.

A Police spokesman said officers had responded to reports of a domestic incident a few minutes before 4pm this afternoon.

He added that a 27-year-old man was on a roof "in a compromised state”. Police negotiators had been brought in and officers had acted quickly to overpower the man and to take him off the roof.

The spokesman added that the man was taken into police custody and was being debriefed at Hamilton Police Station.

He appealed to anyone with information about the incident to call police on 295-0011.

Police responded to an incident in Devonshire this afternoon.

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Published May 04, 2013 at 8:00 pm (Updated May 04, 2013 at 8:22 pm)

Police bring man down off roof

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