Armed police at Scarborough stand off

Hoxton Road in Scarborough Town Centre.Man on the roof of a property. pic Richard Ponter 150701a
Hoxton Road in Scarborough Town Centre.Man on the roof of a property. pic Richard Ponter 150701a

Armed Police are now in Hoxton Road as a man enters his fourth hour on the roof of a property.

The road has been cordoned off since before 8.30am.

The man was seen throwing roof tiles onto the ground from the building, in the direction of police and members of the public.

Police have appealed for the public to stay clear of the area.