Man climbs to prime of York Minster as individuals are advised to steer clear of landmark

Officers stated they had been coping with the ‘ongoing incident’ after the unidentified male went up the highest of scaffolding shortly after 11pm on Tuesday

Officers at the scene
An enormous emergency service presence has been seen on the web site

A person has climbed to the highest of the historic York Minster cathedral as police urge folks to steer clear of the world.

Officers stated they had been coping with the ‘ongoing incident’ after the unidentified male went up the highest of scaffolding shortly after 11pm on Tuesday.

An picture on social media seems to point out an enormous emergency providers response within the space.

North Yorkshire Police stated of the incident: “Please avoid the area around the Minster in York while we deal with an ongoing incident.

“A person is at the moment on prime of the Minster having climbed the scaffolding all the way in which to the highest shortly after 11pm (on 23 November).








A file picture of York Minster
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“The priority for us and the other emergency services at the scene is to bring this incident to a safe conclusion.

“We do not consider there’s a risk to wider public security, nonetheless we do ask folks to keep away from the world to permit us to do our job.

“Thank you for your co-operation.”

One individual posted a picture on social media of the scene, showing to point out a line of fireside pumps.

They stated: Emergency providers together with North Yorkshire Police and North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service at York Minster coping with an incident.








The cathedral dates again a whole bunch of years
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Peter Harbour)



“There’s no wider threat to Minster or public. Give them space to bring it to a peaceful and safe conclusion.”

Police have been contacted for additional info.

The iconic York Minster cathedral was constructed over 200 years from 1220 and is a serious vacationer attraction in addition to a spot of worship.


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