A MAIN road in a town centre was closed after emergency services attended to a woman in distress who had climbed onto the roof of a building.
The incident happened in Tape Street, Cheadle, at 7.40pm on Monday, June 26.
Police officers, firefighters and ambulance crews were in attendance after being called to a woman who was reported to be on the roof of a building.
A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: “We were called to an address in Tape Street, Cheadle, at 7.40pm following a call from the ambulance service regarding a woman in distress.
“She had climbed onto a roof and the road was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident.
“The woman came down and the incident was resolved safely and she was taken to a place of safety for medical attention.”
A spokesman for Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service said that they were called to the reports of a woman in distress on a roof in Tape Street, Cheadle at 7.38pm. One appliance form Longton attended the incident.
A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 7.18pm to reports of a female on the roof of a building in Tape Street, Cheadle.
Staffordshire Police and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service also attended the incident.
“The patient moved herself to safety and was then taken to St George’s Hospital in Stafford by ambulance.”