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Updated: Man on roof of high school

A member of staff at Cardinal Newman Catholic School in Luton spent approx 3 hours up on the schools roof today.

A member of staff at Cardinal Newman Catholic School in Luton spent approx 3 hours up on the schools roof today.

 

A man who wason the roof of Cardinal Newman High School for more than three hours this morning has come down safely.

Negotiators from Bedfordshire Police were called to the scene at 7.39am.

The man is a member of staff at the school but not a teacher and had got onto the roof of some classrooms.

A Cardinal Newman spokesman said at the time: “Police aren’t releasing any information to us about the situation. The students are perfectly safe and no one is at risk. We are carrying on as best we can and the situation is being dealt with very effectively and swiftly by police.”

A Beds Police spokesperson said students were still at the school in Warden Hill Road.

The school said on their Twitter account: “There is a police incident but we have no information from them at this time. Please rest assured students are safe & it’s under control.”

 

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