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Police stand-off with teenager on Rishton school roof
4:44pm Tuesday 10th December 2013 in News
A TEENAGER wanted on suspicion of assault has climbed on top of a Rishton school to avoid arrest.
The 16-year-old was spotted near Rishton High School in Stourton Street and staff at the school called police.
The boy climbed on to the roof and a stand-off has developed with the boy refusing to come down.
Police cordoned off Stourton Street and a police helicopter monitored the scene from the sky.
A crowd of about 50 people had gathered at the scene.
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