Scunthorpe wanted man Kyle Ferguson takes to rooftop to escape arrest
A man wanted by police has taken to the roof of a house in a bid to escape arrest.
Kyle Ferguson is wanted for various offences, including possession of an offensive weapon, affray, assault and public nuisance related to a number of rooftop incidents.
A cordon was in place around Salisbury Close, Scunthorpe, police said.
Officers have warned people to avoid the area including Plymouth Road, Bristol Road and West Common Lane.
A Humberside Police spokesperson said: "Unfortunately Kyle has taken to the roof on a number of occasions previously to avoid facing justice."
Public transport routes in the area would be affected and extra police patrols deployed while the incident continued, police added.