Emergency services called to Lowestoft to reports of person on roof

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Emergency services were called to Lowestoft town centre this afternoon. - Credit: Lowestoft Police

Emergency services have been called to a town centre after a person was found on a roof.

Eyewitnesses in Lowestoft town centre reported seeing a man up on a roof in the area not far from the triangle shopping area.

Police and fire officers were called to the scene at 12.23pm and are both currently at the scene.

A spokesman for Suffolk Police said: "We are currently in High Street due to concerns for the safety of an individual. We were called at 12.23pm today."

A spokesman for Suffolk County Council said fire and rescue were called to the scene as well and are still present in the area.

He said: "There is one appliance from Lowestoft South from Suffolk Fire and Rescue service on the scene as well as 2 appliances from Norfolk. 

"SFRS were called to assist the police with an extraction at height."