Man in Keighley roof drama held

Police were called to the Gala Bingo premises in Alice Street, Keighley, on Friday afternoon after a man was seen on the roof of the building

Police were called to the Gala Bingo premises in Alice Street, Keighley, on Friday afternoon after a man was seen on the roof of the building

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A man was arrested following a rooftop drama at a Keighley bingo hall.

Staff at Gala Bingo in Alice Street raised the alarm at 3.55pm on Friday.

There were concerns for the safety of the man, who was on the roof of the building.

Police and an ambulance crew attended.

A police spokesman said the man, aged 37, came down of his own accord, and was arrested under the Mental Health Act.

He was subsequently referred to Airedale Hospital for a psychiatric assessment.

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