Stevenage road closed due to concerns for man’s welfare

PUBLISHED: 08:16 25 October 2018 | UPDATED: 08:16 25 October 2018

St Georges Way in Stevenage was shut for safety reasons after police received a call about a man who was spotted at the top of the nearby St Georges Way multi-storey car park, above Stevenage Indoor Market. Picture: Archant

St Georges Way in Stevenage was shut for safety reasons after police received a call about a man who was spotted at the top of the nearby St Georges Way multi-storey car park, above Stevenage Indoor Market. Picture: Archant

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A major Stevenage road was closed this morning after concerns for the welfare of a man on top of a multi-storey car park.

St George’s Way was shut for safety reasons after police received a call at 6.54am about a man who was spotted at the top of the nearby St George’s Way multi-storey car park, above Stevenage Indoor Market.

Police officers safely detained the man and he is being treated by paramedics.

A spokeswoman said officers remain at the scene, but the road closure was lifted just before 8am.

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