Man arrested following incident in Haverhill

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A man who fell from a roof of a house in Haverhill in the early hours of this morning has been arrested on suspicion of false imprisonment, making threats to kill and for breach of bail.

Suffolk police were called to Warren Court at around 4.50am to reports that a man was not letting a woman leave an address there.

Officers were refused entry to the premises and realised there were several people inside, including a man who had a knife.

Police engaged with the occupants and one woman managed to escape from the address at around 5.50am.

Crashing noises were heard at around 6.45am and a man was seen on the roof of the home, at which point two further women were able to leave the property. Moments later the man fell from the roof.


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He sustained injuries but is said to be in a stable condition.

He has been arrested on suspicion of false imprisonment, making threats to kill and for breach of bail.

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No one else was injured in the incident.

There was a heavy police presence in the area at the time of the incident.

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