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Man falls off house roof during Walsall cannabis raid



Footage has been sent to Scarcity of a male falling off a roof of a house in the West Midlands during a police chase today.

This happened in the Walsall area of the midlands.

Police are seen searching a area before a man suddenly crashes to the ground.

He is promptly arrested and doesn’t seem to be seriously injured.

The incident happened near the town centre and witnesses were present.

Viral footage showed the man standing on the roof of a house before falling feet first in Walsall.

He shouted as he fell and was quickly apprehended by police officers on the pavement during the incident in High Street, Bloxwich, on Thursday.

West Midlands Police seized around 70 cannabis plants – worth an estimated £70,000 – inside the semi-detached address just after 11.30am

The man’s injuries were said to be serious but not life-threatening and he was arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis.

During a search of the property a man inside the premises climbed onto the roof and fell. He has been taken to hospital with injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening.

“He has been arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis and will be questioned when considered medically fit.”

West Midlands Ambulance Service said the man’s injuries were “potentially serious”.

A spokesman for WMAS said: “We were called at 11:48am to a patient on Bloxwich High Street.

One ambulance, a paramedic officer and the West Midlands CARE Team attended the scene.

“Crews treated one patient, a man, for potentially serious injuries and he was conveyed to hospital for further treatment.”

A police spokesman said: ‘We acted on intelligence and discovered around 70 cannabis plants at an address in High Street, Bloxwich, just after 11.30am on July 22.

‘During a search of the property, a man inside the premises climbed onto the roof and fell.

‘He has been taken to hospital with injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening.

‘He has been arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis and will be questioned when considered medically fit.’

Wolverhampton Gun shots caught on camera

This follows on from a shooting in Wolverhampton area of the West Midlands on the same day.

There were reports of gunshots in Lowe Street, Whitmore Reans just before 1.30am.

We know there was disorder between a number of people who were in several cars. 

A 33-year-old man attended New Cross Hospital at around 9.20am with a gunshot injury to his arm. Fortunately it’s not thought to be serious.

We’re currently holding five scenes for forensic examination as we try to understand more about what has happened, they are in Lowe Street, Jackson Street, Manby Close, Durnstall Road and the part near the Avion Centre in Northam Walk.

Detective Inspector Chris Fox, from our force CID, said: “We’re in the very early stages of our investigation and are keen to learn more about what happened and who was involved.

Updates on these stories later.

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