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Man Hold Police To Ransom On Chatham Roof Top
Man Hold Police To Ransom On Chatham Roof Top

Live updates Man hold police to ransom on Chatham roof top

 

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A major road in Chatham remains under police lockdown after a man who is understood to be armed with a fuel can threatened to do harm in a block of flats.

Man Hold Police To Ransom On Chatham Roof Top
Man Hold Police To Ransom On Chatham Roof Top

Approx thirty police officers are at the scene on the High Street  in Chatham as the balcony stand off continue into hour number five.

 

It is understood that the man made off from Police during a chase earlier in the day.

Relatives of the made said that he is under a lot of pressure and not thinking straight.

It’s all getting out of control.

Man Hold Police To Ransom On Chatham Roof Top
Fire crews from Chatham are also at the scene with hoses primed and charged should they need to be used.

Armed Officers with riot shields  and a dog are also present. The man’s who has been named as Tony also has his partner sister in law in the third floor flat.

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Police remain at the scene trying to get the man to come down from the property

Police Remain At The Scene Trying To Get The Man To Come Down From The Property
Police Remain At The Scene Trying To Get The Man To Come Down From The Property

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The woman who has been in the flat with the man has now left in a blanket

The Woman Who Has Been In The Flat With The Man Has Now Left In A Blanket
The Woman Who Has Been In The Flat With The Man Has Now Left In A Blanket

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Residents are being walked to their properties by officers

Man Hold Police To Ransom On Chatham Roof Top
Man Hold Police To Ransom On Chatham Roof Top

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The road closures remain in place with a number of officers still at the scene