Birmingham news Man 'stood on balcony edge with machete' is brought to safety MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Armed officers and medics responded to the incident at a block of flats in Hill Street, Brierley Hill, on Saturday, August 1
Breaking News ! A man who was 'stood on a balcony edge with a machete' was taken to hospital after hours of police negotiations. Armed officers and medics responded to the incident at a block of flats in Hill Street, Brierley Hill, on Saturday afternoon (August 1). The road was closed from 1pm as negotiators were brought in to speak to the man, who was stood on the wrong side of the balcony railings. Police and medics at the scene (Image: BirminghamLive) A video from the scene – which can be viewed above – shows a cordon in place between Hill Street and The Promenade and a huge police presence.
. A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "A man has safely come down from a balcony after officers were called to Hill Street, Brierley Hill at 1pm on Saturday, August 1. "We have assisted ambulance colleagues to take him to hospital to be checked over and the road has since re-opened."
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