Incident at Pershore Street car park

By on 19/04/2011 in News

Tuesday 19 April 2011 – 4.10pm

Following successful police negotiations with the man, all roads around Pershore Street in the City Centre have now re-opened.

Pershore Street Car Park has also been re-opened.

This incident is now closed.

Tuesday 19 April 2011 – 2pm

The police are dealing with a man who is threatening to jump from the top of Pershore Street Car Park.

City Council Car Parks and Highways teams are liaising with the police at the scene.

Pershore Street is closed between Sherlock Street and Ladywell Walk. Bromsgrove Street is closed from the junction with Hurst Street to Pershore Street.

Council security officers and police are assisting any members of the public as necessary.

The Birmingham Resilience Team has issued a Birmingham Community Alert to those registered within the immediate area affected, who subscribe to the service. For details of how to sign up, visit www.birminghamprepared.gov.uk

National Express are initiating bus route diversions. A link will be available on the birminghamprepared website for people to access up to date information about bus diversions.

Further updates will be posted on this page when available.

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