Tree drama resolved

A fire engine at the scene
A fire engine at the scene
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A MAN who climbed a tree - causing emergency services to be called out - has come down after more than 15 hours.

At 8.40pm yesterday, police were called following reports a man had climbed up a tree on Platt Fold Road, Leigh, and refused to climb down.

Force negotiators were called and attended the scene while roads around the immediate area were closed while efforts were made to get the man down.

At around 12.10pm, he climbed down and was detained under the Mental Health Act.