Police helicopter assists as man arrested on roof in Canterbury

npas helicopter called to west wight

A police helicopter helped officers locate and arrest a man in Canterbury on suspicion of affray.

The 21-year-old man from Canterbury was detained by patrols following a call to the High Street at around midnight on Thursday 11 July 2019 where a group of people were reportedly causing a disturbance and one person was thought to have been in possession of a knife.

A man who matched the description of one of the suspects was found hiding on the roof of a building in Orange Street at around 1am and taken into custody.

There were no reported injuries and enquiries remain ongoing.

Detectives investigating the incident would like to hear from any witnesses and anyone with information regarding the nature of this incident. Call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting reference 46/133587/19.