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Updated: Man talked dowm from roof-top
1:25pm Thursday 13th September 2012 in Southend
POLICE talked down a teenager who had climbed on a roof after a 90-minute standoff.
Officers were called to Fairview Drive following a disturbance at about 11.40am today.
A 19-year-old boy then climbed onto the roof of a house.
Police spent almost an hour-and-a-half talking him down.
Seven police cars, fire brigade and an ambulance attended.
The boy was then arrested on suspicion of affray and will now be assessed by mental health professionals.