Woodsley Road incident: Man arrested after standoff with police on a rooftop in Leeds

A man has been arrested following a standoff with police on a rooftop in Leeds.

By Abbey Maclure
Monday, 2nd May 2022, 2:14 pm
Updated Monday, 2nd May 2022, 2:17 pm

Police arrived at a house in Woodsley Road, Burley, on Sunday morning to arrest a man wanted on recall to prison.

When officers arrived, a man climbed onto the roof of the property.

Officers tried to talk him down from the roof and he was eventually arrested later in the day.

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A man climbed onto the roof of a property in Woodsley Road, Burley, before he was eventually arrested (Photo: Google)

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A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: "Police attended at an address on Woodsley Road, Leeds, on Sunday morning to conduct arrest enquiries for a man wanted on recall to prison.

"On officers arrival a man present went onto the roof of the property.

"Officers negotiated with the man who came down later in the day and was arrested without further incident."