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Police seal off shopping centre car park after man threatens to jump from it

PUBLISHED: 11:25 17 June 2018 | UPDATED: 08:20 18 June 2018

The man has dangled himself off the Market Gates multi-storey car park
Picture: Anthony Carroll

The man has dangled himself off the Market Gates multi-storey car park Picture: Anthony Carroll

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Police sealed off the Market Gates Shopping Centre multi-storey car park in Great Yarmouth this morning after a man threatened to throw himself from the building.

Several police vehicles and ambulances were in attendance. Picture: Jackie EspositoSeveral police vehicles and ambulances were in attendance. Picture: Jackie Esposito

He had been dangling off the side of the building for about 40 minutes.

The man came down safely at 11.15am and police say it is unlikely he will be arrested.

There were about half a dozen police vehicles and ambulances in attendance with the road by the building sealed off.

A trained police negotiator had been called out but was not needed as the man came back in before the officer arrived.

An onlooker said they have been moved away from the Iceland store due to the incident.


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