Saturday 15th December 2018,
North Edinburgh Community News

Groathill Road closed due to ongoing Police incident

Police have sealed of a street in the North of the city and are currently trying to get a man off a roof.

Emergency services raced to the scene on Wester Drylaw Row at around 3pm this afternoon.

It’s understood the man is on the roof a two-story building.

A large cordon is in place and diversions are in place.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police are currently in attendance at a property in Wester Drylaw Place where there is concern for the safety of a man on a rooftop.

“Officers are engaging with the man in order to bring this matter to a peaceful conclusion and are being assisted by colleagues from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.”

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