Photos show dramatic scenes yesterday of wanted man on roof of house in Lancaster

Police were at the scene yesterday of a major incident in Lancaster involving a wanted man on the roof of a house.

Tuesday, 13th August 2019, 7:02 pm
Updated Tuesday, 13th August 2019, 8:02 pm
Debris from the roof in the road. Photo by Andrew Goulding.

Eyewitnesses said roof tiles and other debris had been thrown from the roof of the property in Alexandra Road, Skerton. Officers and response vehicles were at the scene to deal with the incident, which has been ongoing since 10.40pm on Monday. Police negotiators had also been called to the scene to assist with the operation, and the road has been cordoned off to prevent the public from entering. Readers ent us their photos of the incident as it unfolded.

Police at the scene in Alexandra Road. Photo by Andrew Goulding.
Police at the scene in Alexandra Road. Photo by Andrew Goulding.
Police at the scene in Alexandra Road. Photo by Nathan Leeson.
Police at the scene in Alexandra Road. Photo by Nathan Leeson.
Police at the scene in Alexandra Road. Photo by Nathan Leeson.
The man on the roof of the house. Photo by Miles Carr.
The man on the roof of the house. Photo by Miles Carr.
Police at the scene in Alexandra Road. Photo by Andrew Goulding.
Police at the scene in Alexandra Road. Photo by Andrew Goulding.
A cordon in place in Alexandra Road. Photo by Andrew Goulding.
Police at the scene in Alexandra Road. Photo by Andrew Goulding.
Police at the scene in Alexandra Road. Photo by Andrew Goulding.
Police at the scene in Alexandra Road. Photo by Andrew Goulding.
Debris on the roof of the house. Photo by Caaren Outram.
Police line several streets in Skerton.
Police at the scene in Alexandra Road. Photo by Andrew Goulding.
Police vehicles line the streets around Alexandra Road.
Large police presence in Skerton.
Police drone in action over Skerton. Photo by Andrew Goulding
Debris on the roof of the house. Photo by Andrew Goulding.
Emergency services at the scene. Photo by Andrew Goulding.
Police cordons are in place around Skerton.