Police were called to Alverstone Road just before 9pm last night (January 6)

Pictures show two-hour stand-off between police and man throwing tiles off roof in Worthing

Police officers and the fire service were involved in a two-hour stand-off in Worthing last night with a man throwing tiles off a roof.

These pictures show the scene in Alverstone Road, as emergency services worked to bring the man down. Read more here: Worthing man throws tiles off roof during two-hour stand-off with police

Joined by the fire service, officers closed the road in both directions while they negotiated with a man on a roof

1. Alverstone Road, Worthing

Joined by the fire service, officers closed the road in both directions while they negotiated with a man on a roof
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The man had been reported to be in 'distress', according to police

2. Alverstone Road, Worthing

The man had been reported to be in 'distress', according to police
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He was throwing tiles off the roof into the road during two hours of negotiation.
He was throwing tiles off the roof into the road during two hours of negotiation.
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Eventually firefighters brought in a ladder to reach him on the roof

4. Alverstone Road, Worthing

Eventually firefighters brought in a ladder to reach him on the roof
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