Police arrest suspect following Birmingham pub roof standoff in Kingstanding

West Midlands Police have arrested a man following a standoff at the Kingstanding Inn in Birmingham
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A man has been arrested following a standoff on a pub roof in Birmingham yesterday afternoon (Tuesday, January 16),

Riot police were called to the scene at the Kingstanding Inn pub on Warren Farm Road and cordoned off nearby roads as they dealt with the incident at around 3.30pm. Officers armed with shields were seen entering the pub just after 2pm and staff and pupils at a nearby school were kept inside for their own safety.

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Police have now updated that they have arrested a 34 year-old man who came down from the building safely. He was taken into custody and the cordon around the building has been lifted.

A West Midlands Police spokesperson said: “A man who has been on the roof of a building in Warren Farm Rd #Kingstanding has come down safely.  The 34-year-old has been arrested and taken into custody.  The cordon around the building is now lifted. We thank people for their patience during any disruption.”