Woman in distress brought to safety after police incident on roof of NCP car park in Scarborough

A woman in distress has been brought to safety by police officers after an incident in Scarborough.

By George Buksmann
Thursday, 12th May 2022, 5:34 pm
Updated Thursday, 12th May 2022, 5:37 pm

North Yorkshire Police were called to Scarborough's NCP car park on North Street at around 2.30pm this afternoon after a member of the public reported a woman in distress on the roof.

Officers attended the scene and brought the woman down to safety and left her in the care of Yorkshire Ambulance Service.

A police spokesperson said: "Our thanks go to members of the public who assisted prior to police arriving."

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A woman has been brought to safety following an incident in Scarborough. Library photo.

The car park forms part of Scarborough's Balmoral Centre – a mix of seven retail and leisure units with the car park located at the rear, above Wilko.

It follows two similar incidents in Scarborough earlier this week where two women fell from height.

On Monday afternoon, a woman died after falling from height on Albemarle Crescent. Officers have now confirmed that the circumstances surrounding the woman's death are not suspicious.

Later that same evening, officers were called to Foreshore Road after a woman fell from Olympia Leisure's bar balcony, howeve, the circumstances are unclear. She sustained serious but not life-threatening injuries and remains in a stable condition in hospital.

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