THAMES Valley Police attended a scene in East Reading this afternoon after a man was spotted travelling over rooftops in the area.

A number of police cars were spotted on Blenheim Road, East Reading, at around 2.30pm today, May 10, as officers urged the man to come down.

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Reading Chronicle:

A police dog was spotted at the scene and a police helicopter was also seen flying overhead earlier this afternoon.

A spokesman for Thames Valley Police said: "Officers were called to reports of a fear for welfare in which a man was on a roof.

Officers on the scene engaged with the man and persuaded to come down safely.

"This incident has now been resolved and we have now left the scene."

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Both Donnington Road and Bleneheim Road were temporarily closed by officers, however this has since been lifted.