Halifax street shut this afternoon because of man on roof throwing tiles and bricks.

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Police shut Gibbet Street in Halifax for nearly two hours this afternoon because a man was on a rooftop, throwing bricks and tiles.

Officers were alerted at 2.07pm.

A black Audi was damaged by objects being thrown as the man moved along roofs of adjoining homes.

A man was arrested at around 3.50pm and the road was re-opened.