Posted: Sat 24th Mar 2012

Bradley Road Cordoned Off As Slates Thrown From Church Roof

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This article is old - Published: Saturday, Mar 24th, 2012

A view of Bradley Rd at 10:30pm tonight. Picture by Ceirwen Lewis

Bradley Road has been cordoned off by police this evening after a man and woman were alleged to have thrown bricks and slates from a church roof.

View of Bradley Rd incident taken by Bill Long

The incident started shortly before 10pm, @wxmmoz contacted our @wrexham Twitter account and said: ‘Police stopping traffic going down Bradley road next to bellevue park towards morrisons. No idea why. @wrexham’

Local sources have said that a man and woman are on the roof of a nearby church throwing bricks and slates initially at passers by. Police closed the road and are talking to the pair on the roof.

Picture of Bradley Rd as of 10mins ago from Bill Long

At the time of writing the situation is ongoing with the fire brigade on scene along with the police , with @stu_culli1 noting that the local speed camera van has also turned up!

22:30 There was a male and female up there, the male has been removed and arrested, they were sitting on the lower end of the church roof.

22:38 Reports that both are now down but still a large number of police about, fire service and road closed.

22:40 Road now reopened, incident over and the local residents are wandering back into the warmth.

As an add on, we have been told a local resident was helping to direct traffic alongside the police.

22:49 Last update, as the North Wales Police force incident manager confirms the incident ‘has now concluded’.

 



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