Gosport police vow not to use McDonald's to lure criminals down from house roofs

POLICE have vowed not to use fast food to lure people down from roofs after they have scaled them.

Gosport police responded to a post where a rooftop stand-off between a wanted man and officers in Grimsby ended after he was offered a McDonald’s.

The man came down from the property in Rutand Street shortly after a verbal exchange about food.

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Police warned people not to get any ideas about climbing roofs for fast food. Picture: Habibur Rahman.

In response to whether they would use the tactic, Gosport police said in a Facebook post: ‘NO, WE WON'T! Please don't get any ideas.

‘Climbing on roofs is extremely dangerous and, if you do decide to climb on one, we will not buy you a McDonald's to tempt you down.’

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