Sleeping man brought down from South Shields roof by emergency services
A sleeping man was brought down from a roof in South Shields early this morning
Police and firefighters were called to King Street at 7.35am today.
A Northumbria Police spokeswoman said: "Earlier this morning police were informed a man was asleep on the roof of a building in King Street.
"The man is now down from the roof."
Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Services tweeted: "Firefighters from South Shields assisted @northumbriapol to remove a man who was stuck on the roof of a building in #SouthShields Town Centre"