A 41-year-old Arouca man was taken into police custody after police officers talked him from coming down off of the roof of City Gate.

According to the police, officers of the Central Police Station, under the supervision of Insp Soodeen, personnel from the Multi-Optional Policing Section (MOPS), under the supervision of Insp Telesford, officers of the St Clair Police Station and Trinidad and Tobago Fire Service personnel, were conducting an exercise between 3:30 pm and 10:35 pm on Sunday when they spotted the man.

The 41-year-old was seen standing on the roof of the Route One Maxi Taxi Hub at City Gate, Port-of-Spain.

The officers intervened immediately and were able to coax the man to come down safely off the roof.

He was taken into police custody, where he remains.

Investigations are ongoing.