Man rescued off roof of Indian restaurant in Stansted, then arrested on suspicion of burglary

Essex Fire Service was called to the scene and rescued the suspected burglar off the roof of an Indi

Essex Fire Service was called to the scene and rescued the suspected burglar off the roof of an Indian restuarant in Stansted. - Credit: Archant

A man suspected of burglary had to be lifted off the roof of an Indian restaurant by a cherry picker in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Police were contacted after reports of a person on the roof of the building on Station Road in Stansted at 5.20am.

Essex Fire Service was also called to the scene, and rescued the 21-year-old man with the help of a cherry picker.

The man, of no fixed address, was then arrested on suspicion of burglary shortly before 7am, and is currently in custody.


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