Rooftop protest in St Helens is over

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A man who staged a rooftop protest in St Helens has given himself up to police.

The man went up on to the roof of a property on Borough Road, St Helens, on Wednesday afternoon.

A police spokesman said: “At around 2.30pm officers attended the address and the occupant went up onto the roof where he remained until around 10pm.

“He is currently receiving medical assessment.

“A cordon put in place has now been lifted and all roads have re-opened.

“We would like to thank local residents for their patience during this incident.”